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Wordle, Smurdle

Yet another friend drives me batty with a pic of their daily wordle success. Like I care. Still, I’m not one to chirp; I hate to miss my daily sudoku fix, my preference being the killer version, the trickier the … Continue reading

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The Sue Vincent Rodeo Is Live

Yes it’s here. it’s a lovely idea and it’s got a prize attached. Read on… It’s time to saddle up and get in line, because the Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic is happening NOW at the Carrot Ranch! Writers will have … Continue reading

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Sue Vincent, A Special Kind Of Blogger

I’ve known Sue for the best part of six years, throughout my time of blogging. I’ve met her, too, at the Bloggers Bash (when I admit to a certain disappointment the red hair – see above image – wasn’t present … Continue reading

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Shoe Clues #shortfiction

Here’s a little piece I’ve written for Esther’s comp, here. Do give it a go… I didn’t know what had happened. Not at first. And then I knew. It was the shoes, smart, highly polished brown brogues that gave it … Continue reading

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The 2019 Annual Bloggers Bash Post Competition

The Annual Bloggers Bash Competition will be closing this Sunday and your opportunity to win some fabulous prizes will cease if you haven’t entered. This year’s theme, to recognise this is the fifth anniversary of the first Bash, is Five … Continue reading

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Building Woes #flashfiction

Mr ‘ansel? Bad news I’m afraid.’ ‘Again? Do you builders ever bring good news?’ ‘In Fairyland? You’ll want a happy ending next. It’s the gingerbread cladding…’ ‘Yes? Has the cost gone up?’ ‘I can’t get any, even with a sack … Continue reading

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Rodeo #1: Dialog

Over at the Carrot Ranch a competition has been launched. There are real cash prizes and no entry fee. Better still I’m the lead judge and I set the rules. MWAHAHAHA Go on, take a peek and join in. How … Continue reading

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It’s Just A Phrase He’s Going To…

My dad liked a couplet, a rhyme, a well-chosen pun and, especially a limerick. History doesn’t relate how he turned this love and not a little skill into a compelling hobby and a successful enterprise, but maybe a little like … Continue reading

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When Being A Royal Was Just Like Being Normal #bloggersbash #storycompetition

  ‘Hello, are you…?’ Jemima Preston took a step back. ‘Are you…?’ The bald, smiling man nodded, ‘William. You were expecting me?’ ‘Not exactly.’ Jemima felt her knees flex and she stumbled forward. As he caught her, she apologised. ‘No … Continue reading

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The Bloggers Bash Blog Post Competition 

The Bloggers Bash writing competition was so popular last year that the committee is bringing it back (with a slight difference) for 2018. As you may have noticed, there’s another exciting event happening in London the same day as our … Continue reading

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