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Tales from a often amusing life but never a dull one. If you have never been sad then you can never be glad.

Read Iris Murdoch on words: "the ultimate…stuff of our moral being" QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
THERE IS NO DOUBT which art is the most practically important for our survival and our salvation, and that is literature. Words constitute the ultimate texture and stuff of our moral being, since they…

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Sometimes the less the writer knows about his story the better says Dermot Bolger – Quotes for Writers (and for people who like quotes)

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
Sometimes the less we know about what will happen in a work of fiction, the better off we are. Because the more we know about what happens next, the more we close off the…

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Happy New Year: My Highly Recommended of 2019

Originally posted on Auntiemwrites Crime Review-Mystery Author M K Graff :
Happy New year to all the readers of the Auntie M Writes Crime blog! This year Auntie M is stepping out from behind the personality of Auntie M to myself,…

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The Coming

May I take this opportunity to wish all who read what’s here on this blog a Happy, Peaceful New Year in which your dreams come true for yourself and those around you. Have a wonderful evening. Daniel Kemp

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Homeless London In The Morning

Ever heard that expression?– There but for the grace of God

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Mea Culpa, Christmas style

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I helped him eat his Christmas lunch, The turkey turned out well, The kitchen, redolent by noon, With its delicious smell. The Yorkshire pud all fluffy And the roasties golden brown… When…

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Smorgasbord Short Stories – What’s in a Name? Brian – The Birthright by Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
There are names that have been passed down through thousands of years which have powerful and deep-rooted meaning to their bearers. Other names have been adopted from other languages, cultures and from the big…

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Only Love

  The mind can give you wisdom. Truth can cleanse your soul. Compassion can you give peace But it’s only love that will make you whole. © 2019 Daniel Kemp All rights reserved

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Reach As High As You Can

Reach As Far As You Can. “How high is the sky?” Asked the boy of his mum, Engaging his inquisitive eye. “That’s strange you ask, as I asked the same when I was a girl And my mind was in … Continue reading

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A Life Of Love

As a thrush does sing and the wind can roar, So now I wish ‘tis only love I saw. As the sun does rise and the night descend, So the love that started would not end. Slowly the love became … Continue reading

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