Goodbye Darkness, My Old Friend

A small corner of her brain mourned. Recalled the comfort of her lost friend's arms around her, the safe feeling of knowing they were there and there for her alone. Except they weren't. They were there for themselves, insinuating bonds of fear and doubt, invisible yet...

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do you see me?

What do you see when you look at me? Do you see the smile or the sorrow? The light of the eyes, the joy I bring to people’s lives, the always ready to help personality, the kindness, the empathy, the trust, love? Do you see the sadness, the pain of feeling unworthy,...

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#amwriting

I'm still working on my #23in13 challenge, however, the other day I fired up Scrivener and realised that I had the beginnings of a short story (or two) still lurking in the bits & bytes. So, the first few entries (a taster below) are previously written so don't...

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Cartoon Challenge

For the last couple of years I've been encouraged to doodle more by a good friend @colinshelbourn who is the one and only Radio Cartoonist. His book Drawing Cartoons has enabled me to move on from stick figures. Every now and then I promise to upload a drawing,...

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Excavating my belongings

I'm often useless at thinking up ideas, however give me a prompt and it will sometimes spark something in my brain. This is from a prompt request I made on Google+ "excavate common things in your home as if you were an archaeologist from the future" My brain began...

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