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PORTMANTEAU POST


After writing down the following, it occurred to me that it would take hardly any tweaking to turn it into another entry for the Short Story 77 Challenge on the theme of The Way.  WHICH WAY? Conversation with granddaughters today, … Continue reading

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Colonialist’s Short Story Seventy-seven challenge No 1


On the basis of feedback, I have decided to give this a try based on sharing rather than as a competition, for now at least.  To play, either do a post with your 77 words (including title) and the badge, … Continue reading

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Six-word Story Challenge: Transport/Vervoer


In her two blogs, Figments of a DuTchess and DOLDRIEST, Marion Driessen has set the current six-word story challenge theme as:  TRANSPORT VERVOER  Hopefully, my attempt works in both languages:  Invisible chains linking time and space         … Continue reading

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‘Suspense’ – and relief!


The Trifextra: Week Fifty Six  ‘This weekend we are playing another type of word game with you. Below are photos from the 33rd page of one of our very favorite books, Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge. What we want you to … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL?


“Those that survive” To tell the sorry tale How they arrive At human race’s fail: Taking this earth So full of what is fair, Adding no worth But raping what is there, Surely will find In humans was the seed … Continue reading

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WRITING CHALLENGE: MISPLACED CONFIDENCE


- TRIFECTA WEEK TWENTY-FOUR This week’s word is: confidence (noun) … 3 a: a relation of trust or intimacy    b : reliance on another’s discretion was told in strictest confidence>   c : support especially in a legislative body … Continue reading

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THIRTY-THREE WORD WEEKEND WRITING CHALLENGE TAKE 2


-While driving up to the Mudlands today (muddy indeed, as little R discovered to her utter delight. ‘I like mud,’ she announced, squelching it between her toes), to revisit Howick and The Quarry with our overseas guest, I thought of … Continue reading

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