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Spider-Woman

Why on earth did I end up doing this job? I have no recollection whatsoever of applying for it, being interviewed, negotiations taking place, a contract being signed, or a big monthly salary being transferred to my bank account every … Continue reading

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Today’s the day…

That I will truthfully be able to answer “Yes” to anyone who asks me if any of my stories have been published yet. I will be able to nod meekly and smile knowingly about how wonderful it feels to see … Continue reading

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Why did I miss that train?

I was definitely standing on the platform waiting for it with the rest of the inhabitants of the Earth. I remember it pulling up extremely quickly, the doors opening only a fraction before the ones at the front started yanking … Continue reading

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Oopsie…

Notice anything different? Yep, I’ve changed some stuff around here. But being me, with all of my technological skills coming to the fore, of course I didn’t actually do this on purpose. I just willy-nilly jumped into something brand new … Continue reading

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Oyez! Oyez!

Gather round, brave readers. For have I got news for you! Those of you who know me well will remember that I hate to brag. Those of you who don’t know me well are just about to find out. I … Continue reading

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Safranix

What exactly is this? A newly discovered planet? Cookery channel? Perfume with a yellow tinge? Justin Bieber’s latest album with an Indian sitar playing in the background? Asterix’s new dog? None of them (as far as I know anyway). It … Continue reading

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Back to Black

Splat! That’s the sound I made as I fell back down to Earth the other day. Back to real life. Back home. Back to work. Back to black. Last year I had the summer-end blues. This year the blues are … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Juliet Nubel Young – Stronger than Me

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
  Fate picked me up in my hometown of Glasgow many light years ago and since that day it has moved me around the dog-eared map which has gradually become my life.…

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The Bench

There were four of them. Like parrots sitting on a perch, squawking and preening. The three ladies were ruffling their white-feathered heads and the gentleman was sitting watching, touching his own balding crown with a worn and wrinkled claw. Their … Continue reading

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Midweek Night Chill

This is similar to Saturday Night Fever but in the middle of the week and without the tight flared trousers. And thanks to this highly unexpected Chill I have found the definition of The Perfect Evening. The Perfect Evening means … Continue reading

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