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What’s in a name? A 100-word story

Below is this week’s 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers. The photo prompt comes courtesy of ©C.E. Ayr To find out how to join the challenge, click here To read other contributions, click on the Blue Frog   What’s in a … Continue reading

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My #50HappyThings 2016 for #BloggersUnite

Thanks to Dawn Quyle Landau for inviting me to take part in this much-needed exercise – to take time for gratitude and positivity. It felt at first like I would struggle to reach 50 in the allocated time, but in the end, … Continue reading

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#Aleppo

#Aleppo Pictures on Twitter of children smeared with blood and dust, being dragged from piles of rubble are as familiar in 2016 as the television images of Ethiopian children 30 years ago.   People said back then that sending food … Continue reading

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Dance Me To The End of Love – a 100w story

From the moment I looked at the picture prompt courtesy of ©Björn Rudberg, I couldn’t get the title song out of my head. I had to sleep on it to work it into a 100-word story for this week’s Friday Fictioneers … Continue reading

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From magic and dreamscapes to the desperate plight of the poor – No poet captured 19th century Ireland quite like William Allingham

He is best known for writing The Faeries but William Allingham’s influence was far-reaching and can still be felt today. The Allingham name is synonymous with the Donegal town of Ballyshannon and is celebrated for good reason. William Allingham was … Continue reading

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London: European Poetry & Prose Event

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Something in the Water – a 100w story

The photo prompt for the weekly 100-word story challenge Friday Fictioneers is courtesy of ©J Hardy Carroll. To find out how to join the challenge, click here. To read some of the many other wonderful and diverse contributions, click on the … Continue reading

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Jonjo – a 100w story

My offering for Friday Fictioneers this week is Jonjo, inspired by the photo prompt below which comes courtesy of ©Kent Bonham. To get involved in this weekly challenge, click here To read other contributions click on the blue Froggy   … Continue reading

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A Poem to the Character of Death

I had more or less decided not to do NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) this year because I have a bit too much going on at the moment but here I am. I came across this post from Lagan Press … Continue reading

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Pilgrim – a 100 word story

Here is this week’s 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers. The photo prompt comes courtesy of Marie Gail Stratford. To find out more about this group or to get involved, click here. To read other contributions click on the blue Froggy … Continue reading

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