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Mer: Musical Or Mendacious #blogbattle #merchant

Another month, another #blogbattle prompt, this one being Merchant Myths bubble up regularly. One such is the existence of the inaptly named ‘mermaid’. Inapt, not because she doesn’t exist but because the sexing of merpeople is extraordinarily difficult. Terming one … Continue reading

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Dynamic #blogbattle

A new #blogbattle prompt for the month is dynamic This is what emerged There are many examples of businesses moving with the times and then overstretching themselves, thinking they could apply previous lessons to a new dynamic. Contract killing wasn’t … Continue reading

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Dynamic #blogbattle

A new #blogbattle prompt for the month is dynamic This is what emerged There are many examples of businesses moving with the times and then overstretching themselves, thinking they could apply previous lessons to a new dynamic. Contract killing wasn’t … Continue reading

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Plotting A Course To Notoriety #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is navigate Nelson Bonaparte Plonker was conflicted. His name, for starters. All male Plonkers had been named after their place of conception (or as close as the contributing member could recall) for generations. Nelson’s father, Halifax … Continue reading

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The End, But Not As We Imagine It #blogbattle #eschaton

This month’s prompt word for #blogbattle is eschaton, which I admit I had to look up. This is a definition the final event in the divine plan; the end of the world. The End, But Not As We Imagine It … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design, Sort Of… #blogbattle

This months #blogbattle prompt is the word peculiar ‘Right Ho, Arnold, Harry. Chop chop.’ ‘What now, Gabs? Boss need a new throne? Lightening gone on the blink?’ ‘A new dominant species.’ ‘Really? Cool. Any guidance? What was it last time? … Continue reading

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Hatched Or Dispatched? #blogbattle #writephoto

The house was derelict. The garden was a mess. No one remembered anyone living there. If anyone had checked with the Land Registry they would have been surprised that there was no registered owner. More to the point there was … Continue reading

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Lifting The Lid On Cartoon Injuries #blogbattle

Each month there is a #blogbattle prompt. This month it’s Scar. I came up with this (don’t judge) Jerome Pabulum considered his life. That done and no conclusions having been reached, he pushed open the door and entered Ink In … Continue reading

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Deceptive Perfection #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle is ‘pastoral’. To many, the scene was idyllic, a pastoral splendour redolent of Ye Olde England, the Darling Buds of May and a simpler, more honest time. To Evan Elpus is was the epitome of dull. No … Continue reading

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is the word ‘Tender’. I’ve based this on a short story I wrote a while ago, though it’s quite different ‘So, have you managed to clean the tender?’ ‘Er, no, chief. He’s still sitting on it.’ … Continue reading

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