Monthly Archives: November 2021

Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy Monday to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular kick-off-the-week challenge. The United Kingdom has been hit by gales and SNOW over the past few days so, today, Esther’s one-word prompt is SNOW. Can you write a limerick using … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. Today, Esther’s challenge to you is to tell a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shrouded Path by Sarah Ward

The Shrouded Path by Sarah Ward My rating: 4 of 5 stars What I immediately loved about this story was the familiarity that I had with the setting. Having grown up in the area of North Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy Monday to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular kick-off-the-week challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is LARK. So can you write a limerick using the word LARK in it somewhere? As an Ocado driver last year, my favourite listening on my … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. As Esther gradually returns to her normal working mode, … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy Monday to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular kick-off-the-week challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is HOPE. So can you write a limerick using the word HOPE in it somewhere? These are strange days for almost everyone in this world of … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. Esther’s challenge to you today is to tell a … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy Monday to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular kick-off-the-week challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is SICK. So can you write a limerick using the word SICK in it somewhere? See if you can write a SICK limerick to entertain us all. The … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. Esther’s challenge to you today is to tell a … Continue reading

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Rules for Young Dogs

My friend, Helen Ellwood, is writing a poem a day for NaNoWriMo. This isn’t a poem, but it is very amusing. See her original post here. Okay, this isn’t a poem, but it’s fun. My dear Dog Betty taught me … Continue reading

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