Monthly Archives: August 2013

‘Wednesday’ Words: 29 August 2013

The inverted commas are a concession to the fact that the twenty-ninth is Thursday. Publication was delayed due to (ahem) pressure of other commitments. There. Looks plausible, doesn’t it? I’ll stick to that, then… How many times have you heard … Continue reading

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Eight

My story continues… For an explanation of how this story came to be written up to this point, and a link to the beginning, go to my post here. When Archie arrived home from the shipyard the following evening, he … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 25 August 2013

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Wednesday Words: 21 August 2013

For ‘Wednesday Words’ this week, as hosted by Emma at Crazy With Twins, I first of all reflected a little on the way I often tend not to credit singers or ‘showbiz’ personalities with much capability for serious thought. Others … Continue reading

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Seven

With this part, my story enters a new phase… It was a warm sunny Sunday afternoon in August. There had been no serious raids for a while, now. After their mid-day meal, Archie suggested to Jenny that they might go … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 18 August 2013

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Six

My story continues. You can start at the beginning here. Archie pushed back his empty plate. “That was great, lovie. How you do it on rations, I don’t know. How’s the tummy been today?” “Ee, no worse love, no worse. … Continue reading

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