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Eating Out

I enjoy reminiscing; my dad told the same stories over and over and I like to think I’m not as dull as that but I expect my children will tell it differently. The result is, when someone puts up a … Continue reading

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Come on, make my day

That was Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry. Seems awfully dated, doesn’t it and isn’t the sort of Make My Day Lisa had in mind when she challenged us with her Bite Sized Memoire It Made My Day She was looking at … Continue reading

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A five and a six

Lisa Reiter has posted a Bite Size memoire challenge based on a roll of the dice. Six options and I only had to roll twice to get the one I wanted. Five gave me gardens – ok – and six … Continue reading

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Top Cat

Lisa Reiter’s latest prompt is Bite Size Memoir “10 out of 10″ We have to write a memoire around something we, or someone, has excelled at – at which someone has excelled – as you can already see, it won’t be … Continue reading

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We’re banning April

Does that sound odd? What’s the month of showers and daffodils done wrong? It’s something we, the Textiliste and I, decided a few years back when, in successive years the Lawyer knocked a couple of decades off our life expectancies, … Continue reading

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Jinks and Japes

Lisa Reiter’s latest memoire flash fiction challenge (http://sharingthestoryblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/09/bite-size-memoir-no-2-jinks-and-japes/) asks about Jinks and Japes. As a child I was rather shy and serious and tended to see the danger in challenging authority before I undertook a Jink or a Jape. And … Continue reading

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