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London on our doorstep – Creating memorable moments

I grew up in a small town near Leeds and back then, the Capital city of England seemed like a million miles away. The first time I ever visited London was on a school trip at the age of fifteen, when we went to the Houses of Parliament and the Science Museum. It was scary and exciting and felt like ... READ the POST

Friday Fiction – Making Character Discoveries

Welcome to Friday Fiction and thanks for stopping by. If you want to read some fiction, share some work, get help with something you are working on, meet new people, you have come to the right place. You will find a blue frog at the bottom of this post. Click on this to add your own link and then ... READ the POST

Gluten Free Flour – Spotlight on Teff Flour

Teff is a cultivated grain of the ancient grass, Fragostis tef, native to Ethiopia since around 4000BC. This hardy and versatile food source produces tiny seeds (less than a millimetre in diameter). Grown in remote parts of Ethiopia and Eritrea, Teff thrives in all climates, including both water ... READ the POST

Post NaNoWriMo Analysis

At the end of last month, I asked the question, ‘can you write a novel in one month?’ I signed up for NaNoWriMo and three weeks in to November, I hit the 50,000-word target. I won't lie; I went hell for leather on the writing front. I was so nervous about how it would go that I ended up over ... READ the POST

A Hero For Jessica – Friday Fiction

Welcome to Friday Fiction. Today, guest author Pamela Thibodeaux provides an extract from her book, A Hero for Jessica. The link is open, as usual, for you to add your own work and read and comment on others'. He arose as usual on Saturday morning at five-thirty and prepared for his daily run. A ... READ the POST

Gluten Free Flour – Spotlight On Millet Flour

Millet is a collective term for a number of small, seeded grains of the Poaceaoe Grass family. Thought to have been cultivated from as early as 8300 BC, this drought-resistant crop is the sixth most important grain in the world. The main types of millet grown are Pearl, Foxtail, Proso and Finger, ... READ the POST

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