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By the Butterfly Tree – Part Sixteen

And so the story continues. Once again, if you’re new to this little saga, it’s best to begin here. Archie and Helen now lived in an old, but cosy and refurbished, cottage in a village some fifteen miles out of … Continue reading

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By the Butterfly Tree – Part Fifteen

OK, so it’s been a while. But what better time to release a bit more of this treacle-tin serial than Valentine’s Weekend? And once again, if you’re new to this little effort, it’s best to begin here. “Just look at … Continue reading

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A Platinum Jubilee?

This week, our ‘100 Word Challenge’ which you will find explained here, along with links to all the responses, is to write a piece including the word ‘Wednesday’ along with a further 100 words.  Today is the sixtieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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Are Bells Ringing?

This post was prompted by the ‘100 word challenge’ here. Please read that first,  so that you understand the idea. “You know, Jen, if Mother asks once more whether she can hear bells, I think I shall get tinnitus! I know she … Continue reading

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The Gallery: Week 79 – Faces

For this prompt, I’m going to show you some photos taken the a ceremony held in Derby on September 3rd, 2009, to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of World War Two, when wreaths were laid at the war … Continue reading

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The Gallery: Week 66 – Travel

I nearly passed up on this one because I am not, relatively speaking, all that much of a traveller, at least, not by today’s general standards.  Then I remembered an outing to the RAF museum at Cosford, where I took … Continue reading

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