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August 2006

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Another YouWriteOn review…

And to think it all started so well… Whilst this is quite well written… It does not get better… :-\ …I found the bleakness of it all a bit of a turn off.Also the opening did not grab me I’m…

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Still smiling, still making jam…

it’s all about meme “I want everyone who reads this to ask me 3 questions: no more, no fewer. Ask me anything you want (though I reserve the right not to answer, or to answer evasively). Then I want you…

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Writing, smiling, and jam

1. The progress forward of my writing is, this week, going to be largely dictated by a hot stove, and the 8 lbs of damsons and 9 lbs of greegages which I acquired from my parents’ neighbours gardens this weekend….

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Nuts and berries

The evenenings are drawing in, the leaves our turning, and one of my favourite seasons is approaching. It brings out the hunter-gatherer in you – or at least, the forager of food for free… 😉 Blackberry hill Originally uploaded by…

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Books for a fiver

I’m having a weekend in the New Forest to celebrate my Dad’s birthday. It’s also the weekend of the Frogham Fair, and seeings as the local book group run the book stall, and seeings as how my parents are members…

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My third YouWriteOn review

And, apparently, 24 hours after my third review I get my first rating. I’ll be intrigued to find out how the rating compares to the reviews I’ve had. Meanwhile this third one is an interesting one… You have talent, and…

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Bifrost and Birthdays

The bridge between the worlds takes me another step closer to the metaphorical The End… 97,054 / 100,000(97.1%) It is also Rachel’s birthday. So happy birthday Rachel!

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Distilled by shepline

The inaugeral vintage of Pure Bure Sloe GinTM is in the early stages of production… ie. this afternoon, I stopped off at the Bure Park nature reserve and foraged amongst the blackthorn for two bags of dusty blue sloes. These…

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interests

An interesting interpretation of 3jay, and damn it, that’s my parents house in one of the pictures! No really, it damn well is!! 😉

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A productive weekend

Finally, after some two months have got back to The Novel, and progress is being made. The world is fast becoming a changeable and dangerous place, and the various forces are converging in battle… 96,378 / 100,000(96.4%) ~~~ In other…

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Web surfing…

You leave your computer unattended for five minutes and your cat tries to do some websurfing. Arthur was looking up this site: http://www.\swswdfssdsj493we6sdddd.net/ I’m quite impressed that he go the http:// and the .net right!! 😉 Current Mood: 🙂amused

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High Anxiety

I’ve had my first YouWriteOn review! I confess that I would have preferred something more positive; something that showed a greater sense of the wow, but it’s not unfair. I’m disappointed that the reader didn’t ‘get it’ quite so much…

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Vox pops

Unless the little banner running across the top of my screen is lying to me (like it seemed to with aurora_floyd), I have two invite codes for Vox, and I’m here. Let me know if you are interested – mind…

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The Curious Tale of Mr Tumnal…

This will almost certainly be dedicated for Caroline, for mishearing my comment about that autumnal Summer’s day…, for this is how the story that follows started life, a little after 7.30am on the daily drive to work. Over the half…

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Tree climbing is fun!

Not content with scaling the height of the floor to ceiling curtains, and goding Arthur into following, Bella, today discovered the joys of tree climbing. How long will it be until Arthur follows suit…? Not long, me thinks… Tree climbing…

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Return of the Sunday night pizza

It’s back! And this time it’s yummier than ever! The pizza makes a welcome return to the schedules, this, and every Sunday night… Return of the Sunday night pizza Originally uploaded by shepline on 6 Aug ’06, 9.03pm BST PST….

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