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Manoeuvres by Rikki Beadle Blair

What can I say, another play that has hit my heart so wonderfully. The seats were comfy, the staging was appropriate, and the lighting was adequate for every scene. I think the only thing that really got to me...
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Top Minus Two Weeks

It's the eve before I hit two weeks until I go in for top surgery – a double masectomy. In a fortnight's time, two Sundays from now, I'll be making the final preparations for the short drive up to the...
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Short Writing Exercise session

50 words, words with one syllable My mum died in the night. Her heart gave up, and we could not save her. We rang dad; he kept his tears at bay for hours. We all dug the grave next day, it was a plot at...
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May Challenge Update: 180 words so far.

So I've been behind on the Collective May Challenge: to write (at least) 30 words a day for 30 days. I thought this was a great challenge, but by the time I write this – six days into May, I'm of course well...
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April Challenge: Blessing

One of the Parthenon/Elgin marbles at the British Museum.Iris - The statue would have had wings, as Isis was a messenger god and also the personification of the rainbow. I'm currently doing a research...