Category Archives: Books

Fuf-fuf-fuf Free Zing Party and Talk


After two of the most delightful days imaginable, weather wise, things turned mean today just because we had two outdoor events following one after the other. In the morning we were up early to an overcast day with a gale … Continue reading

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Robin Takes Off At Last As All One Could Wish


I seem to have spent the whole day on the phone or internet dealing with issues. Even on the way back from school with the grandchildren, after R had finished her Squad swimming, she was holding my mobile phone to … Continue reading

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Immy-agination in Art


GloPoWriMo Day 22 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that engages with another art form – it might be about a friend of yours who paints or sculpts, your high school struggles … Continue reading

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Talk of Writing Wrongs


GloMoWriMo Day 15 Prompt is as follows: ‘Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own dramatic monologue.’ I write; but when I write then should I yearn For all to like what I set out? And if they … Continue reading

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A Friend Like Ben


My recent ‘holiday’ to undergo a surgical procedure has enabled me to read a few books. This is a luxury I have not enjoyed since my last such visit. On this occasion, one of the books I took from my … Continue reading

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The Goddess of the Devil Progresses


Interest in the promotion for The Goddess of the Devil continues, and the YouTube here  has now received going on for 1.6 million views. With that amount of notice, the next step is to make it known that the book … Continue reading

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The Blue Between Gets a Turn.


                              Another day, another book launch. The librarian had influenced a move to Saturday morning, assuring me that it was always buzzing on that day and … Continue reading

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