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My neighbours - my own personal soap opera

Who needs to watch mindless TV soaps when I have a life-size doll house opposite my block of flats, populated with the pantheon of our cul-de-sac? 738 more words


Hidden Thorns.

For all my historical obsessions I think the most long-lasting one and the one I always return to is Greek mythology and tonight I thought I would write an adaption of the Hades/Persephone myth with a decidedly feminist twist or rather, an adaption of the myth as I understand it because now that I actually look up more details, the whole thing is a little more complicated than I had originally suspected (the plan had been to submit it to a writing competition thing but I think I’m going to try and come up with something a little more original). 794 more words


The ferry across the Solent between Portsmouth and Gosport only takes four minutes, but even so, those four minutes are magical – being on a ferry and crossing from one place to another. 63 more words

Bits And Pieces

The long wait.

“She walked down the aisle holding a bouquet of flowers and a ring tightly fastened to her finger.

She looked around the empty hall and imagined all the smiles and cheers.

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To Persephone

     The Freedom of Spring (A meditation)
“O Moly, Moly, mortal
Sing to your king!
He awaits and dictates;
‘O where shall my end insinuate?'”

A Forming Council… 66 more words