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Sweet Sketch Wednesday #22

Can you believe I got around to another challenge this week? As mentioned in my last post, I have been working on some cards for a swap and decided to use a few sketch challenges in my creations. 56 more words


Weekly Writing Challenge: The Ray Bradbury Noun List Twist - There are fairies (and slugs) at the bottom of my garden

For today’s challenge, try a twist on a technique Ray Bradbury used to beat writer’s block.

Your mission is to write a new piece that includes at least five nouns: Garden, grass, slugs, cat, salt… 1,026 more words


Dramatic injury

Falling over is always embarrassing and often painful. Falling over today whilst carrying plates and glasses was definitely embarrassing. As for landing heavily on my tailbone? 429 more words

Year Abroad

Share Your World – 2014 Week 30

I really enjoyed the questions this week, Cee, especially the one about our favourite photographs!

List 2 things you have to be happy about. 359 more words


Children's wisdom

Today I read a story written by MacKinlay Kantor titled “A Man Who Had No Eyes” with my student. She gained a piece of insightful advice which she shared with me. 81 more words


My Life With Hives

It is quite difficult for me to gauge how a person’s life can change after an illness, especially one that is chronic or terminal. I’m sure this goes for everyone – unless we’ve personally experienced it as well, living through another person’s illness vicariously does not amount to the same breadth as living through one’s own battle with disease. 406 more words


Learning from one's mistakes....

I am enjoying this foray into blogging.  It does, however, come with challenges – partly because some of the stuff one does, is live.  And I’m not just learning, I’m enjoying experimenting to… 98 more words

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