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Prodigious Young Talent


A recent discovery I made last year (about eight years late) that has got me completely enthralled, is of the prodigy Alma Deutscher. Have you come across her? Born 2005, and now a concert pianist and violinist and a composer … Continue reading

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SIX WORD STORY CHALLENGE: Inspiration.


    This week the Figments of a DuTchess Six Word Story Challenge is on:  Inspiration.    A tantalising theme opens melodic floodgates.  © Colonialist June 2013 (WordPress)  

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ULTRA-FLASH FICTION: SIX WORD SHORT STORY CHALLENGE.


Figments of a DuTchess has based the challenge for a six-word short story on, simply, MUSIC.  Here is my take: Despair; then glorious sounds soared transcendently. 

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INTO THE PLAYGROUND


  After a great deal more tinkering, I think I will rest on my laurels with Immy and the music and the story and the juggling of the illustrations. I hope said bay tree doesn’t have any sticky-out bits which … Continue reading

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WRECK CAWED A PEA AN’ NO END VIOLENT TREE-OH


  This is my sneaky way of luring the musically challenged to view a post which refers to a: RECORDER, PIANO, AND VIOLIN TRIO which you must admit is what the Subject sounds like.   Hey, where has everyone dashed … Continue reading

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