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Shamed into writing…

It seems I have been shamed into public postings again. I may have started blogging/posting/cyber self indulgence last year but I did not sustain a regular habit and quickly lapsed into privacy again. But now my partner has started the … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding

Finally, the media chaos is calming. The headlines have returned to Libya and Syria; Facebook is moving on from inane, sexist comments about Pippa Middleton’s derrière and Twitter has slowed its circulation of the photo which looks like William got … Continue reading

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3. Hands

The small girl bounced along the pavement, holding her father’s hand and incessantly babbling a monologue on the subject of sweets. The latter was a forceful expression of her preferences for “spongey” sweets with the only deviation being a disapprobation of her … Continue reading

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2. A Sense of Guilt

“Frances, have you got any change? I want to get the paper.” “My purse is on the kitchen table. There should be some cash in there”. David scrabbled for change, grabbing at an approximate amount which he thought would suffice … Continue reading

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1. A Rare Moment of Solitude

The shine on the relief of the images and the sharpness of its edges drew her eye to the table. A brand new twenty pence coin sat amongst the dirty shrapnel given to her in exchange for the battered ten … Continue reading

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