Category Archives: Competitions

Coffee, Comps and (Hair) Cuts

Right, I’ve had my hair all cut off ..oh, and I’ve been in the pub all day. Hic. Only joking!! I haven’t been near any hostelries or salons and don’t intend to for a little while. How about you? Have … Continue reading

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Hitting a Brick Wall

Actually, I’m not hitting a brick wall at all but, given the photos below, it seemed like a good enough title! I hope you are well in this strange coming-out-of-lockdown world and enjoying the nice weather. This was the sky … Continue reading

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Poppies, Paperbacks & Pilates

Hello! I have been quiet for a little while because there’s not been much to tell you! Except: POPPIES! Loads of them in one of the fields on our daily walk. It’s amazing how cheerful they make you feel. Books … Continue reading

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Happy to be Home Alone

Ah… peace! But it nearly didn’t happen… My OH was due to play golf today at a faraway club (he’s allowed now!) which would mean he’d be out from midday until about 8pm tonight. And it would be ‘safe’ because … Continue reading

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Lucky Me – A Story Published

I have a story in this week’s People’s Friend magazine, ‘A Lucky Man’. I tell you this just to reassure you that I do sometimes actually put pen to paper and write! My hero Nick is a biker and a … Continue reading

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We Have Visitors….

As I write, Him Indoors is actually outdoors… sitting in his car on the drive. I know! WHAT is he doing? Have I finally driven him to distraction with my non-stop singing of ‘The Baked Potato’ song? Has he locked … Continue reading

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Hello, from #Lockdown (week 3? is it?)

I seem to be quite busy (sorry if you’ve emailed me and I haven’t replied yet. I will!). Today I’ve played table tennis, walked the dog, had two on-line chats, taken part in a virtual quiz and tonight I’m running … Continue reading

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Let’s Give Ourselves A Break!

When the ‘lockdown’ started, a well-meaning friend of mine sent me a message. “It’s a great opportunity for you to write!” And my stomach plunged and I felt anxious. Once this is all over (and it WILL be over!), it … Continue reading

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‘Random Word’ Competition (fiction or poetry): Free to enter! c/d 16th April 2020

I have reached the giddy heights of 1000 followers (of the blog, not a strange religious sect that I run as a sideline. Although, there’s a thought…). So, to celebrate, I’m running another of my little flash fiction competitions. It’s … Continue reading

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Keeping Perky!

Hello, I’m back and since I last posted (on 4th March) everything’s gone a bit weird, hasn’t it? Anyway, let’s not dwell on that now but remain bright and breezy and PERKY! Here are some distractions and nice things that … Continue reading

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