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Book Review: Definitely Dead by Kate Bendelow

Definitely Dead by Kate Bendelow My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a truly excellent debut novel. There is no question in my mind that it fully deserves my five-star rating. From start to finish, the pace never lets … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sweetpea by CJ Skuse

Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book deserves my five star rating because it is genuinely unputdownable. I have it loaded on my Kindle and found myself reading it on my phone app as I … Continue reading

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Thursday Topical Verse Day

Thursdays bring you the chance to share a short verse on a topical subject. It could be a haiku or a limerick or a sonnet or a free form of your own choosing. Your aim is to entertain those who … Continue reading

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Thursday Topical Verse Day

Thursdays bring you the chance to share a short verse on a topical subject. It could be a haiku or a limerick or a sonnet or a free form of your own choosing. Your aim is to entertain those who … Continue reading

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Thursday Topical Verse Day

Thursdays bring you the chance to share a short verse on a topical subject. It could be a haiku or a limerick or a sonnet or a free form of your own choosing. Your aim is to entertain those who … Continue reading

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Book review: Incendiary by Chris Cleave

Incendiary by Chris Cleave My rating: 5 of 5 stars Original, entertaining, authentic and believable An East End [of London:] woman decides to write a letter to Osama bin Laden after a team of his suicide bombers wreck her life … Continue reading

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Postage Stamps

Recently, I bought a card to send to a good friend of mine who lives in Denver, Colorado. Shirley was diagnosed with double cancer about two years ago. A melanoma and breast cancer. The melanoma was removed early on and … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Big game hunter shot friend while aiming at lion he wanted to kill

James and Stewart went hunting. James shot Stewart. You couldn’t make it up! After putting in years of planning, James Brown and Stewart McAlpine finally set off on their big game shooting and fishing holiday of a lifetime to Kenya. … Continue reading

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My Granny was a Lion Tamer

One of Gran’s favourite stories was the Blairgowrie lion. Blairgowrie is a small town to the north of Perth. It is very famous for being the berry capital of Great Britain. The best raspberries and strawberries in the world are … Continue reading

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Granny’s Greatest Embarrassment

My grandmother was a gentle soul. She was a humble Heelan’ lassie with no pretentions. I never heard her raise her voice. She was very kind to me and my sister. She was also very naïve and as pure as … Continue reading

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