Stitches, a flash fiction novel, 2.

🌟 Did you expect me to make it easy for you? Like with the other novel I’m writing, The Motherboard, where I do all the work. And it is work. Not the creative part, the finding the original post, taking the link and reposting. It isn’t easy you know, and, when I am not inContinue reading “Stitches, a flash fiction novel, 2.”

Stitches – A novel (2020)

I feel nothing but sorrow. I feel a sense of loss, of sadness as I walk down the well trodden streets of Bath today. Some people are wearing masks in the street. Others are not. Some people are wearing masks in the restaurants and cafés, others have removed them and forgotten to replace them whenContinue reading “Stitches – A novel (2020)”

On Beauty and Botox

I didn’t grow up in a world of Botox, although my thirty-something children did. My daughter once told me that getting work on your face was perfectly normal for her generation. At the time she was in the sixth form. I was quite shocked at the time. But I’ve rarely attempted to overtly influence myContinue reading “On Beauty and Botox”

Black and mixed raced people.

Lately, there has been a great deal of debate on black and white binary perceptions, in all media. As the manager of a grade 4 concession for British Shoe Corporation, I interviewed for a supervisor in 1984/5 and recruited my first “black” member of staff. I was just nineteen years old. However, I believe thatContinue reading “Black and mixed raced people.”

On abortion; a positive story.

Beautybeyondbones.com inspired this post. I just read her post, which is a little political. Although it is also anti-abortion. For some reason, I’ve been thinking about this subject, of late, myself. Let’s just say I know a woman to whom it was once suggested she have an abortion by her well-meaning father-in-law. That woman hadContinue reading “On abortion; a positive story.”

Roses and Brimstone

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