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Pad Life: Princess and the Crone

Once upon a time, in a reality far, far away, there lived a young woman. Let’s call her…oh…I don’t know…Princess. Why not? (A totally fictional story in a totally fictional reality with totally fictional people.) Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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Horror In The Smallest Room

I am a novelist. I do not exorcise bathrooms. Your're offering how much? Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Pad Life: The Joy of Jabbing

The Pad has a day out and takes the Red Arrow (nothing to do with Lord of the Rings, before you get excited). Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons Picture:
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The Path From Tree Hill (5/5)

'There was so much else going on then. So many distractions. No-one noticed anything. The adults never had time to wonder.' Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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The Path From Tree Hill (4/5)

'Christmas lunch was never Kit’s favourite. He ate like a pig the rest of the year, but he never had a lot at Christmas. Seemed to lose his appetite. It was odd.' Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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I'm so sorry to hear this. 

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

I'm so sorry to hear this.  And this site is here to be supportive when you need it.  

It sounds as though you are spending so much emotional energy trying to forgive and understand your father, but please think about prioritising yourself...

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It would be interesting to

Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021

It would be interesting to know how the chocolate sauce registered on the German Shepherd's pie chart of happiness. Equal with having an enormous crap, watching your owner pick it up, and then doing another one? Maybe not.

Very much...

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 29 Aug 2021

A beautiful, thoughtful meditation on the cycle of life - this is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Tue, 24 Aug 2021

This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do share/retweet if you found it as moving as I did.

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Marvellous, Drew. Shan't be

Posted on Sat, 03 Jul 2021

Marvellous, Drew. Shan't be forking out to take my double vaccinated self to a writers' retreat in Corfu any time soon then. 

'In the interest of intellectual freedom and expression for two weeks you try writing in the nude. You are thrown...

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Well done with this, Penny -

Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2021

Well done with this, Penny - still loving it! I particularly enjoy the way you blend the modern - ordering online and the car - with something very very much older. And all the lovely details which really bring the characters and the setting to...

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It is such a complicated

Posted on Wed, 12 May 2021

It is such a complicated issue, and pushing further and further into the habitats of other species is not the answer to any of our problems. In fact it may make them worse -  it facilitates the 'jumping' of diseases to humans from other animals...

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I love these - they take me

Posted on Wed, 05 May 2021

I love these - they take me right out of my ordinary day and give me a bit of magic and laughter.

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I have to say that if I ever

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

I have to say that if I ever do see the sunrise these days, it tends to be at the end of my day rather than the start! I'm another one who doesn't really do early mornings, but reading your lovely poem makes me think maybe I should give it a go...

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021

This delightful slice of fantasy is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too, and don't forget to check out the previous chapters. 

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