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Another Clifftop Walk: St Margaret’s Bay to the South Foreland Lighthouse and a Bit Further


It was a windy, rainy September Sunday. It wouldn’t have been a good idea to have wandered to close to the edge of those white cliffs, for fear of being whisked over. It wasn’t cold, though, making for a very pleasant, invigorating walk. It was a continuation of the walk we made while on a week’s stay, at the back-end of August, in the adjacent village to St Margaret’s (heading towards Deal) called Kingsdown. Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: It’s Not What You’re Looking At


It’s Not What You’re Looking At

“The rectangles are squares, too.”

“Why do artists speak in riddles? Enlighten me.” Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge:


Every Friday authors from around the world gather around the virtual fireside of fellow WordPress blogger Rochelle Wisoff to share flash fiction stories of 100 words, all inspired – regardless of genre – by a common photograph, and exchange constructive … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge:


Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction: The Tree
A tree befriended me. It was a few years after World War II. We’d been allocated housing in a new estate. At our final meeting, I’d (at 11) just posted-off my first short story, about a girl befriended by a tree. Continue reading

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