Category Archives: Writing

Times Past: What is Memoir

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By Irene Waters I started off this series for Charli saying that I had already written about what memoir is and at the time I chose not to repeat it. However, in summing…

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Time in Memoir

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By Irene Waters My almost ninety-year-old mother rings me every night. A habit that began many years ago both to ensure that she had someone to talk to every day and from a…

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January 2018: Times Past

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By Irene Waters Unlike Charli scooping snow from her porch as the Lady of the Lake weaves her winter charm and C. Jai, holed up escaping the cold, I hail from the Sunshine…

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Buzz to Bang: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Ugh! Tinnitus. Today it’s thrumming rather than clanging.  “I’ve got buzzing reverberating also.” Sheila cocked her head. ” It’s in the garage.” The hum intensifed as Peter entered the garage. “Hell! There’s a swarm of bees in here.” “Smoke subdues … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Mum, cook something different? Soup and casseroles are so passé.” “Because it isn’t what is needed.” “I’m sure they’d prefer some tappas. Some fried green spanish olives and perhaps beetroot, fetta and sweet potato empanadas with chimichurri.” “No. Pumpkin soup … Continue reading

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Speak Out: Weekly Discover

I don’t have a problem raising my voice and speaking out on issues that I am passionate about. I can write letters without hesitation and raise my voice in the crowd protesting injustices against humanity and happenings that will adversely … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: Weekly Discover Challenge

Until I launched into my university career in recent years the only gap I minded was the one on the London Tube. Although my last tube travel was in 1993 I can still hear with clarity the voice booming from … Continue reading

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