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Weekly Writing Challenge: Blog your block

Seventy-nine steps to freedom. In that seventy-nine steps I stop for a dig in the garden. It’s my garden so although my owners ask me not to do it I do it anyway, spraying dirt everywhere. Then I walk quickly … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: The Setting’s the Thing

The giant capsule hung, suspended from the diving tower. The white end facing the water whilst the red section sat in the wispy redness of the sky in which the sun had just set. The city lights made the buildings … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Our Heart – a lesson for those that don’t know but want to.

Today we have a choice. Firstly, we can  reflect on being a teacher or a student. The only reflection that I am going to share is that I learnt very early in my teaching that you have to know what you … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction

Wheezing she said “We’ve got to go. I haven’t got my Ventolin.” It was good how she could turn on a wheeze to get out of difficult spots. As they travelled on his bike at speed a police siren was … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Poetry

Silence in the living room Silence in the kitchen too Silence in the other room That’s shrouded in a type of gloom The world is silent The world is still All that moves  is peristaltic chill https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_writing_challenge/poetry/    

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty

The children hid behind the curtains to see their Mother’s new boyfriend.They watched in horrified silence as the knife came down repeatedly, slicing into their mother’s chest creating a blood red river which ran towards them. Their silence saved them … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Time Machine

Am I unusual in that I have no desire to go back in time nor go forward. I am perfectly happy where I currently am. Why would I want to go back? I wouldn’t have to go that far back … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Writerly Reflections

I came from a home that was full of books. My father’s study was lined with bookcases as was the hall and at least one wall of every room in the house. My parents loved reading and when my brother … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Names

An old English nursery rhyme whose first written record was 1872,  “Sticks and Stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me” and “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” by William Shakespeare Act II … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Linger (to delay)

We can all understand lingering when placed in a situation like this, great company, great views and a superb cup of coffee that leaves that lingering rich taste long after its consumption however, my husband lingers to delay. I’m a … Continue reading

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