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An Extraordinary Era – Gone, Never Forgotten

Of course, I knew it would happen but now it has and it’s unreal. Surreal. The Queen, Our Queen, My Queen is dead. I’ve not known anything else than an Elizabethan era. And now it’s a retrospective. It’s quite easy … Continue reading

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That First Time

There’s a lot of difficult stuff in the news just now and normally I rise above it. But sometimes, amongst the flippancy and frivolity, there’s different emotion lurking and I was drawn to this piece about my first experiences of … Continue reading

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Death And Taxes #writephoto #humour #creativewriting

This was written in response to this week’s #writephoto prompt ‘About bloody time.’ Jefferson Holepunch rubbed his arms, against the wind. ‘If I’d known it would be so long, I’d have worn a cardy.’ ‘I’M SORRY. UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.’ ‘Seriously? I … Continue reading

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Nanthology – I Am Death

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.  Each story comes from a prompt, a lot from fellow … Continue reading

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