Daily Archives: March 22, 2013

Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: The Greatest Gift


Every Friday authors from around the world gather at the virtual fireside of fellow blogger Rochelle Wisoff to share flash fiction stories of 100 words, all prompted by a common photograph, and exchange constructive criticism. Readers’ comments are also welcome. … Continue reading

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What I’ve been singing this week: Lascia Ch’io Pianga (Handel)


One of my favourite Handel arias. Agonised. Suits my personality. Check out also the interpretation by Breton counter-tenor Philippe Jaroussky and the bizarre but wonderful version by the late Klaus Nomi. I’ve also been singing Josh Groban’s You Raise Me … Continue reading

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An Auspicious Accident: Part One


I had a fall. (I fell off the kitchen bench)! I don’t call it an accident because, as I keep saying, I don’t believe in accidents. Re-living the incident later, I had missed my footing. And because of a moment … Continue reading

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