Pick of the day


London...is the place for me

London, this lovely ci-ty …..la la la la la la la la la…..

This hot weekend I surely will

Catch me a ride to Notting Hill

And if you do not understand

Just listen to our own steel band

They’re practising for Carnival

Just up the road at Fairchildes’ School…….that’s cool….


Calypso brings us all together

Dancing in tro-pi-cal weather

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Story of the week

Saturday Night Soldier (London)

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Poem of the week

District Line ( London competition)

doors closing…

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

This week's winners just have to be our two Competition winners. Both are exceptional pieces and fully deserve a week on the home page!

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Story, Poem and Inspiration Point of the Week

The start of a cracking tale from Kilb50 - do make sure you read the following parts - wins the Story prize this week: http://www.abctales.com/story/kilb50/ned-1

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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

Birthday phone call

‘Hello stranger’ dad says, his chuckle dry and good-natured, the laugh of an overgrown kid.

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I wished to write

‘An ode to you’ – no, too thoughtless

too common

those words never reached the screen

and I wonder if they reached you

as I tried to recall

when I had sat on the bench

looking out at the dusted beach

and the turquoise glass sea and the smiles

of seaweed and the dunes they ran down

and I thought of you

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