Tag Archives: Hugh Roberts

Redecoration #flashfiction #prompt

My dear blogging friend Hugh, to be found here, and if you don’t read his blog, do so forthwith, sent me a WhatsApp and in the exchange I said I was repainting the utility. ‘Use it as a prompt for … Continue reading

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Reading time #book review

It’s been a while since I did some book reviews but there’s no time like, well, now. So, with no bleating around the  bush, here we go (note: each heading will take you to the book’s page on Amazon) Porter … Continue reading

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Hugh Roberts – Author

Glimpses is Hugh’s first published anthology and as many others have said, it is an intriguing read. So many of the stories start in familiar settings: a tube journey, the purchase of an Easter bunny, the acquisition of a lipstick, … Continue reading

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Q is for Queer as Folk #atozchallenge

When I arrived in London in 1979, it was a month before the Tories under Mrs Thatcher took power. I’m not one of those who think her terms in office were the worst thing that ever has happened; a Curate’s … Continue reading

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Who would hurt a fairy?

Sticking a fairy atop a prickly pine tree might seem to be the height of cruelty unless you are raising money for the dogs trust. Lovely cuddly Hugh is doing just that, a pound for every topped out Christmas Treetop … Continue reading

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My Father and Other Liars: Blog Tour week two

On the schedule you may have noticed a ‘mystery’ slot. Well, the mystery isn’t really one at all (sorry, for those excited by the anticipation). You see, the delightful Hugh Roberts at Hugh’s Views and News was dead keen to … Continue reading

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Walking on Sunshine blog hop party – for the Faaaabulous

One thing I have found in my ten months of blogging and e-meeting so many diverse people is the variety of ways people help you widen your circle of contacts. It’s like a fantasy cocktail party; as you enter the … Continue reading

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