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Weekly Writing Challenge: The irony of it all

The wheeze came again. Jackie felt in her handbag. How could she have forgotten it.  She always carried it with her. The Ventolin puffer wasn’t there. “Mum we have to go. I need my puffer.” It was a fantastic excuse to … Continue reading

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Weekly writing Challenge: Memoir Madness (An embarrassing Dance Moment)

A passion of mine is ballroom dancing. For me there is nothing that beats flying round the dance floor to the strains of a quick step, Viennese waltz, jazz waltz or foxtrot being held in the arms of someone who … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Post 2 Bradbury nouns

Our nouns. Choose at least five nouns from the following list and integrate them into your new piece: The balloon. The squirrel. The river. The clown car. The thunderstorm. The Peking duck. The airplane. The mouse. The red rose. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Bradley’s Sample noun list

Bradbury’s sample noun list. Write a new piece using at least five of the nouns from Bradbury’s sample list, above: The lake. The night. The crickets. The ravine. The attic. The basement. The trapdoor. The baby. The crowd. The night … Continue reading

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Weekly writing Challenge: A Lost Art

There are so many lost arts such as building dry rock walls that have been lost or almost lost to society. I have a friend who is a dry rock wall builder having done his apprenticeship in the UK. There … Continue reading

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Weekly writing Challenge List :ten countries visited and the Emotions I Attach to each

Cambodia  Fear palpable – theirs and mine At Angkorr Watt – overwhelming history, both ancient and modern England Longing replaced by Disappointment Intense Boredom felt as though at home, all childhood places France Gourmet heaven (cost the earth) Gourmet disappointment  (when … Continue reading

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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: 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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