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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 31

I found this an interesting concept to ponder over. “ I exist because I act to change the world in bits and instalments, I leave a part of myself in every bit that I touch”. I don’t think consciously you … Continue reading

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Time To Write: A New Place [Creative Writing Prompt]

We drove over the final hill and looked down a steep valley towards a cluster of houses that were to make up our place of residence for the next eight years. This was our first placement as teachers and our … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 16

I refused to do the things that nice, domesticated girls were supposed to do, and spent all my time in my grandfather’s library. It wasn’t that I was rebellious or anything it was more that I was not interested in … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 13

When I think back on a career that lasted 39 years the one thing I would like to be remembered for is the opportunity I gave my students to discover learning through a variety of methods. I never believed learning … Continue reading

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First Line Friday -August 4th 2017

This week’s first line: Dinah worked whatever job paid the rent, careers were reserved for kids from the suburbs. Necessity was a matter of getting what you could. With the rent paid she could live a little. Just a little you … Continue reading

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Saturday Mix — Lorraine 15.04.17 – Amy the Call Girl

The flash fiction this week is another columnar event. Choose a word from columns A, B, and C then write a piece of flash (25 to 150 words) using your three choices. If you’re really adventurous, pick 2 from each … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 15 – The Retirement Medal

The retirement medal never arrived A small non-descript piece of metal Symbolising a career long spent. He asked why? His boss said she’d inquire Thought he should have long received it. He waited weeks, months, no word. He made his … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #147 “Collage 17” – The Answer

“The answer,” she said. “Is within the statement. Its how you made them feel that is so important. You may have said profound things You may have done great work But when they think of you they’ll remember how they … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver # 16: Ideal Job (the road not taken) – The Careers Advisor.

He surveyed the assembling class and gulped back an innate fear of the classroom and thought: I have to make this work. He was on his last chance. In the back of his mind were the words of the Principal: … Continue reading

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Eclectic Corner #6 Story & Photography Prompt

This week Justine has asked us to consider the story below and do one or both of the following: To take a photograph that to  you encompasses something about what you have just read, a depiction of a part or … Continue reading

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