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An irritating, and painful, habit of mine is the chewing away at the inside of my own mouth. Biting so hard that blood is regularly drawn. 333 more words

Creative Writing

Knit to entertain

Happy New Year!

I’ve been away from the keyboard for a minute. And it got me thinking: most non-knitters think that we knit to entertain ourselves. 128 more words

The Jello Conversation

I work in a bakery selling cakes and loaves of bread. On the 28th of March, 2017, at sunset, I was stacking boxes of cookies on a shelf when I heard footsteps approaching from behind me. 209 more words


A Tidal Wave of Joy - My Britpop Tale

What you have to understand is that everything I’m about to tell you is true, or at least as true as anything ever can be.  Oscar Wilde said that the truth was “…never pure and rarely simple.” and that’s the real truth, pure and simple.  2,941 more words


Glassfuls of Water into a Forest Fire (Flight to Arras)

Flight to Arras, or to give it its original title Pilote de guerre, ‘Pilot of War’, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery is set during the German invasion of France in 1940. 2,797 more words

Book Reviews

Daily Bread

Hi Paul you may not want this one but I like it 

At the beginning of the Transgender journey there used to be much more uncertainty than there is now. 406 more words


Ask me something personal

(in person, that is) and in the next few seconds watch me devolve into a sputtering mess.

Okay, not really. But that’s exactly what I imagine I look like when anyone does happen to ask me a question about myself, or what I’ve been doing, or how I am, or anything at all that’s even the slightest bit personal-life-probing. 92 more words