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The Family Pool (4)

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  IV     The library wasn’t stocked, thought Mary as she trailed her hand across the books. It was stacked. She’d had to put most of her own treasured books into boxes… Continue reading

The Family Pool (3)

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Links to chapters I and II: https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/the-family-pool/ https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/the-family-pool-2/ III     Mary Adams stroked over her rounded belly as she stared out of the window. Three more months, and she’d be a mother…… Continue reading

The Family Pool (2)

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(Find the first chapter here:)  https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/the-family-pool/ II Mary Adams peered over her glass of orange juice at the gathered clan. Which was the best word she could think of to describe them. There… Continue reading

The Family Pool

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Another short-story that comes in several chapters.  I’ll post one chapter at a time. The whole story can be found in http://www.pkaboo.net/freestuff.html#chiaroscuro, the short-story collection called “Chiaroscuro”. The Family Pool I Mary Adams gazed… Continue reading

The Benefits of Music

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Today I’d like to share with you, rather than a story, an article on why it is good for children (and adults!) to learn music.  The article was written and researched by Iain… Continue reading

Fanta Claus 4

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The last instalment of “Fanta Claus”.  Find the others here: https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/fanta-claus-1/ https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/12/fanta-claus-2/ https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/fanta-claus-3/  FANTA CLAUS IV There was the sound of footsteps down the stairs. Fanta looked around for a hiding place. He… Continue reading

Fanta Claus 3

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Fanta Claus:  III (previous chapters: https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/fanta-claus-1/ https://shareyourarticles.wordpress.com/2013/10/12/fanta-claus-2/) (Fanta Claus is standing in for his brother, Santa.) III The toboggan puttered. And its engine died. Fanta Claus was sober by now. And very angry.… Continue reading

Fanta Claus (2)

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… because I have a bit of extra time, the second instalment a little sooner than I thought:    Fanta Claus   II Fanta Claus was lounging on the beach in a special… Continue reading

Fanta Claus (1)

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(This is the first chapter in a short-story with 4 chapters.  I will post them over time, they are too long to post all together in one sitting.) Fanta Claus A commercial Christmas… Continue reading

Short-story: Suzie

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Thank you to Cyril for inviting me to guest post on your blog!  🙂 Suzie It was a Tuesday when I first met her. I had been battling with a nasty article all… Continue reading