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It takes a lot of b

Here, finally, is the promised short story as a result of winning CoralLevang 's caption contest last month. Forgive me for the lack of paragraphs - I still haven't found a solution to the incompatibility between PP and the Apple iPad I use currently
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Posted in Fashion on December 5, 2015

It takes a lot

It takes a lot of time (lately) to get a chance to write a short story which was due in a couple of weeks ago. But it has been a hectic period, working full-time in my day job and helping my wife start up her new business. It seems like I've only been home
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Posted in Writing on December 5, 2015

Magnet, or catalyst?

I don't know if I am a magnet or a catalyst (or both), but I seem to either attract or trigger psychiatrically-challenged individuals. About twenty years ago, an Iranian refugee I was working with got it into his head that I was spying on him for ASIO (the
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Posted in Relationships on September 21, 2015

In Praise of Lightning

It's not his real name, but, for the purposes of this article, we shall henceforth know him as Lightning. If the truth be known, he has gone under many names in his fifteen odd years, two in particular. Firstly, by the name he had before he joined my house
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Posted in Animals on August 29, 2015

Remembrance Day - a Bloodgrave tale

Seven-year-old Matthew Robertson yawned. He was doing an admirable job, really. Seven-year-olds aren't meant to be awake so early in the morning, except perhaps on Christmas Day. Yet here he was, dressed up to the nines, at the Bloodgrave West War Memorial
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Posted in Writing on August 18, 2015

Gimme a break!

I've been watching a lot of the Syfy channel lately. It has so many interesting (to me, anyway - I know a lot of people don't really "get" SF) programs. Stargate Sg-1, Stargate Atlantis, Eureka, Doctor Who, Red Dwarf, Paranormal Witness, Warehouse 13, Cont
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Posted in Movies & TV on August 17, 2015

Arm Candy - a tale from Bloodgrave

Wendy Pappas had it made - seemingly. She was the trophy wife of the richest man in Bloodgrave - Spiro "Jim" Pappas. He owned a dozen houses, four luxury cars, two yachts, three racehorses and was also the director of five companies. Wendy, with her should
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Posted in Writing on August 17, 2015

Watch This Space

Farley H. Marley Jr was an inventor, with several patents to his name, though little in the way of either monetary gain or worldwide fame for all his efforts so far. But that was surely about to change, courtesy of his latest stroke of genius. You see, Far
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Posted in Sci Fi & Paranormal on June 24, 2015

Death by the stars

Wouldn't it be interesting to know how you are eventually going to cash in your chips? In what way you are going to meet (if you believe in one) your maker? Well, wonder no more! With the following simple method, you can be prepared. If you were born un
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Posted in Humor on June 16, 2015

It's about About Time time

I recently bought a DVD called "About Time" which I hadn't heard of before, but, being an aficionado of time travel movies, I snapped it up. I watched it a couple of weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. I watched it again last night with my wife. I don't n
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Posted in Movies & TV on May 16, 2015

Comments (3)

Hi, following you, have a good day.

December 5, 2015, 10:24 PM

Hello - happy to follow you

June 27, 2015, 10:15 AM

Hi there. Melbourne is my favourite place after NZ emoticon :smile: coming over in August for the Writers Festival

June 19, 2015, 8:53 PM