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Daily prompt: When strategy thinks you’re a joke

DAILY PROMPT Strategy You know those old M&B-style chestnuts like ‘the gentle breeze ruffling my hair’? Well not anymore. The gentle breeze feels like a blowtorch across my scalp, and ruffling my hair feels like dragging it out by the … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: A skite, not a conversation

I am going to have a little skite. Not about me, but about my country. In the last three weeks, I have: Had a chest x-ray (appropriately assessed) Spent 9 hours in A&E hooked up to BP and oxygen monitors, … Continue reading

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What happens when you’re on Santa’s ‘naughty’ list

Hello People. I discovered a few days ago that I have cancer. This is a right bummer. Not at all what I had in mind for Christmas, and a definite threat to those blissful hours of wallowing in the balmy … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Blowing myself out of the WordPress water. Again

DAILY PROMPT Simmer I am an alien here and I know already that commenting on US affairs does me no good. But on the other hand, does it do Americans any good if the only voices they hear are those … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Whatever floats your boat

DAILY PROMPT Fluff My novels are fluff. Extreeemely intelligent, insightful, articulate and well-written fluff, of course, but fluff nonetheless. Now why, I hear you cry, would you waste your razor-sharp intellect and your dazzling literary genius on writing fluff? Because … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Getting real…

DAILY PROMPT Surreal This morning on my homepage – which is admittedly a very junky homepage that I stick with because its inanity never ceases to entertain me – I was greeted by a headline (illustrated with suitably serious headshot) … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Been and gone

DAILY PROMPT Identity I did my bit for this prompt and then thought better of it. I do that quite often: write with enthusiasm, read it through, think self-indulgent twaddle and delete it. So that’s me for the day. 🙂 … Continue reading

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