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Saturday’s Mix–12 August 2017 – The Fairy Harvest Festival

This week’s task: our best writing about a garden. The garden was looking the best it had for quite some time. Rain helped. Rain was my next-door neighbour and a great help in my garden. She fussed around the pots, … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–22 July 2017 – Mabel

Image: © morpethroad The challenge today is to write a story or poem using the point of view of an animal.  My name is Mabel and I’m a black Angus grazing in the back paddock for Farmer Mudd. It’s a … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–15 July 2017 – Character

Image: Google Images labelled for re-use. She looked at him with an element of surprise. “There’s more to you than meets the eye,” she said looking him up and down, “I thought you were nothing more than a two-dimensional card-board … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–08 July 2017 – A Person of Merit

The task is to see how a silhouette would look in writing. When you are an invisible person, you can safely exist on the periphery of society. People know you are there, but mostly they don’t care a lot about … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Hunt-01 July 2017 – Grief

Google images: Labelled for Re-use Your task today is to choose an emotion (love, hate, fear, joy, etc.) and fully personify it.  It started as an ordinary day. I was at work early. I like to avoid the morning rush. … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–24 June 2017 – Shifting the Piano

The task today is to write a short prose or poetry piece that illustrates the importance of sound in the world around us. Bang, crash, hold on! Hold your end up! Ugh…can’t, thud, ugh, puffing, puffed. What’s wrong with you? … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–17 June 2017 – 17

I didn’t live at 17 Prime Street, but I wished I did. It was the best house on the street. A well-manicured house in which lived an even better-manicured family, the Quanders. Quincy, the father, sold cars and from all … Continue reading

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