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Write on- All the good writing is dead?

There has always been the cry– all the best writing is dead. Readers have been dumbed down. Literature is dead.  I have to agree with Dame Gail Rebuck’s recent comment, “It’s the power of books. People aren’t dumbed down–it’s a fallacy”. … Continue reading

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Doors- The iron nailed door in a wall.

As I was leaving Rochester Castle, I didn’t expect to find this door in the wall running around the grounds. The black dots on the door are actually large hard nails making it harder to break the door down, if … Continue reading

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The Morning Rant- She said what?

I really couldn’t believe what I was reading.  The current affordable housing shortage is caused by  silly women leaving their husbands? I read the article twice. Three times. Each time the same incredulous stupidity was screaming in that statement.  Penelope … Continue reading

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Write on- Oh never ever break a 17th Century Rule!

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We were all taught early on in school that you don’t end a sentence with a preposition, but sometimes naughty things happen. The classic example is… What did you step on? We would never write or say– What on did … Continue reading

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Write On- The Writer’s Diary

I have to confess, I have tried so many times and in so many forms to keep a diary with the ending result– unreadable pages. In the end I wrote with a fountain pen, simply because it forced me to … Continue reading

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Doors – Sunny Mexico

On the back streets, far away from the footsteps of tourists, I found a yellow door in Cozumel. Yellow was a popular colour choice, walls, and doors were splashed with this bold declaration. Just coming from grey wet Seattle, it … Continue reading

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Write on- My brain burst writing this post!

We have become so conditioned to hype and hysterical writing that it is a part of our everyday lexicon.  Just last week there was a bomb threat at a bank. Someone according to the news had thrown a silver container … Continue reading

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