Monthly Archives: March 2014

Remember the Rubik’s Cube? Did you love it or did it drive you crazy with its complexity? Today it celebrates its 40th birthday. I was a little surprised to discover it had been around quite so long. Almost as long as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

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The photo challenge on the Daily Post this week is Street Life.

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Donegal on the Big Screen!

Originally posted on The Donegal Council Blog:
Donegal has proven to be a top film location “Donegal is making a name as one of the best places to shoot a film in Ireland” says Aideen Doherty who manages the Donegal…

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“I saw what you did”

This story is a follow-on from last week’s Friday Fictioneers contribution, Shattered. If you missed it or want a reminder, you can read it by clicking here and then this week’s story will make a lot more sense. This week’s prompt … Continue reading

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And So The Wheel Turns …

Below is my first contribution to Velvet Verbosity. The prompt for 100 words #371 is Mill. Genre: Fiction   And So The Wheel Turns ‘We could restore it,’ said Pete. Emily looked at the huge, dilapidated mill-wheel and crumbling stone walls. … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: Writerly Reflections

Today’s Daily Post writing challenge is Writerly Reflections. I read a lot as a child, and still do, but the quote below marks the first time I thought of stories as beginning with one person and being absorbed and re-imagined by … Continue reading

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Pause for thought on World Water Day

Those of you who visit my blog may have noticed a somewhat watery theme in my photographs. It comes from living with the wild Atlantic Ocean to one side, and the beautiful Lough Eske and River Eske among the many natural water features in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge is Reflections. Below is a selection of photographs taken in and around the Donegal fishing port of Killybegs.

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Shattered: A 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers

This is my contribution to the weekly 100-word story group Friday Fictioneers. This week’s photo prompt comes courtesy of the group’s host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. To find out how to get involved or to link to other contributions, click here ************ … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Power of Names

This is written in response to the Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge: Power of Names. It is mainly true, with a few details changed in order to respect the privacy of others. What’s in a name? Many years ago I … Continue reading

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