Monthly Archives: October 2013

An Unusual Pet

Mum had gone to the animal rescue centre. We were to have a new family pet. Both me, and my brother, Simon, had pleaded with her for ages to get one. All our school friends had one, after all. We … Continue reading

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My First Haiku – A Nursery Rhyme

Mary couldn’t sleep ‘Til she started counting sheep, How the things would bleat!

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Choose Your Attitude

Inspiration can come in many forms, and when you least expect it. If you had told me fifteen years ago that I would find it in a fish market, I would never have believed you. It’s nearly that long ago … Continue reading

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The Magic of Story-telling

Just a few days ago, I remembered what had first got me into reading and sharing my own world through stories. I had this vivid memory of my Dad reading aloud to both me, and my brother, when we were … Continue reading

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Tommy and Suzy

Tommy thought about Suzy all the time. He thought about calling her five times a day, every day. He’d stood with his mobile in his hand, ready to dial. Every time his courage had failed him. The words swam in … Continue reading

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