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International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

Tomorrow is Purple Day! My lovely daughter has learned to live with her epilepsy, but we have also learned that there is a lot to be done in terms of research and awareness. This is written with her permission. Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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What Goes Around (IP)

You can't miss what you've never had. Unless you've had it before. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Halloween

Not very seasonal, but one I made earlier and have been tinkering with. Photo CC0 via Pixabay
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Postcard from Upstairs (IP)

Don't say anything to Leonard. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/y9mrwdjt
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Mosaic

A word limited exercise in memoir, written for a course I did last autumn. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/yd92krwx

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223 of my comments have received 226 Great Feedback votes

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More than one journey is

Posted on Sun, 04 Dec 2016

More than one journey is explored in this wonderful exploration of pain and hope.  That's why it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!

Picture credit:  http://tinyurl.com/hrmu2lg

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Posted in Journey to Minneapolis

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Some very striking imagery -

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2015

Some very striking imagery - the one that stood out for me was the passage comparing Joanie's voice to a shotgun, 'her words repeating until the cartridge emptied, until her words were simple, hollow clicks.'  I wasn't too sure about some of the...

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Posted in Buried Secrets

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You've got it all in there

Posted on Sat, 02 May 2015

You've got it all in there really - the self justification and the detachment, and the powerful images of what that leads to.  This is chilling and heartbreaking.

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Posted in Culpable

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I'm so sorry to hear about

Posted on Sat, 09 Jun 2018

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your cat.  I'm a cat lover myself and it's so hard when you have to say goodbye.  

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Posted in Boy's Death

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I heard about this poor

Posted on Mon, 04 Jun 2018

I heard about this poor gentleman on the news. Such a very sad thing. Glad to hear you came through safely.

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Posted in Five Minutes.

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I've read this several times

Posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2018

I've read this several times now, getting something else out of it each time.  It does a wonderful job of blending joy and sadness, closeness and estrangement.  I think this is something many people will recognise, from one context or another. ...

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Posted in The Borrowed Days

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I love these slices of life,

Posted on Fri, 01 Jun 2018

I love these slices of life, they're always so vivid. The sounds and scents come alive and we can see a colour drenched scene as if we're there.

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Posted in El primero de junio

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This dire but funny warning

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018

This dire but funny warning about the joys or otherwise of the summer fayre season is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please share if you enjoy it too.

Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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Posted in 'May I Use Your Bathroom?'

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Lovely vignette, and a

Posted on Tue, 01 May 2018

Lovely vignette, and a thoughtful take on the IP.  There are some very telling descriptions - your opening line really evokes the abundance of flowers in the shop window.  You also capture both Dottie's loneliness and her strengh of character. ...

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Posted in Dottie in the window

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Both parts of this

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Both parts of this beautifully written.  The tension for the reader, around whether the 'something hard' is physical or psychological, is excellently maintained.  You have captured the awkwardness and ambivalence that people feel towards both the...

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)

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