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Archives for July 2014

My Writing Process Recipe – Throw in a Little Bit of Everything and Give it a Good Mix

I am joining in with the writers’ blog tour today, although it is with great trepidation. Following in the footsteps of the lovely Rachael Hale, who kindly invited me to do this, will be tough. Rachael is a history blogger and freelance writer for Kent Life magazine. On her blog, the History Magpie, ... READ the POST

Song of the Sea God – by Chris Hill

My Friday Fiction guest this week is author, Chris Hill. He has kindly provided an extract from his book, 'Song of the Sea God'. I remember the moment I died. The end came subdued, like a doctor on call. There was no sensation. Feelings belonged to a different world - one which had finished with ... READ the POST

What Is It Like To Live In A World Where Everything Is The Wrong Way Round?

I would like your help today. Do you have any lefties in your family? I am not talking about people with particular political views, but one of the supposed 10% of the population who do things the wrong way round. That is what a right-handed person might say, anyway. The thing is I am one of those ... READ the POST

Getting Back in the Dating Game

‘So, I hear you have a date tonight,’ I said, when we were in Gina’s room.  ‘I’m guessing this is what the wardrobe emergency thing is all about then.’ Gina slumped down on the bed with a big sigh.  She looked miserable. ‘I don’t know why I’m doing this,’ she said.  ‘Jeremy left me two years ago ... READ the POST

The Day She Dropped a Gluten Free Loaf on her Toe and Almost Ended Up In Casualty

I have often shied away from baking, preferring to cook savoury dishes instead. The thing I love most about cooking is having the freedom to experiment. I never have all the ingredients I need for a recipe and in fact, I rarely follow I recipe. I will look in my fridge, see what I have and then make ... READ the POST

The Life of the Commuter Ant

The worker ant leaves his house early in the morning and marches, head down towards the station. At the end of his road, he turns sharp left and joins another worker ant who is heading in the same direction. This second ant does not acknowledge our worker ant because his head is down too. The first ... READ the POST

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