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Stories Based on a Song

A while ago I read a book called Riddle by Elizabeth Horton Newton. I really enjoyed it and reviewed it on my blog. I found out later it was based on the Richard Marx's song Hazard. This was really cool because my own book Down by River was also based on the ninties song. Both… Continue reading Stories Based on a Song

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Learning Draft2Digital

This site seems to have gone from strength to strength recently. Uploading your book is fairly straight forward, but the magic begins when your book is published.. All books now have their own page, and by clicking on the title in the main dashboard brings up this. In here you can see that your book… Continue reading Learning Draft2Digital


Drawings from the Past

My husband's late aunt  was a hoarder and never threw things away. Sh kept all her mothers thing's including letters and photographs.I found this little gem of an album when we were looking through her drawers.Annie, known as Nan was born in 1886. I believe children often kept this albums and got family and friends… Continue reading Drawings from the Past

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Your Facebook Pages – How To Get The Best Out of Them

I’ve have been exploring Facebook Pages recently and it's surprising how much you can discover by just looking around. I don't know all the answers but want to share what I've found and suggest how to get the most out of our business pages. If there is something you have learnt that I haven't covered,… Continue reading Your Facebook Pages – How To Get The Best Out of Them

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Caravan Holidays

via Holiday Home Highs and Lows I've just read this post by author Carole Parkes and it reminded me so much of my caravan days. My parents had a static caravan for many years and we were able to take advantage of it. I have so many happy memories of holidays when my children were… Continue reading Caravan Holidays

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Our Federation Lunch 2018

This is why I belong to the WI. Hartburn do many interesting things and I enjoyed reading this. The WI started in Anglesey, where I live and each area are part of a Federation. A bit like a mother and all her kittens really! Putting on a lunch with a speaker is a lovely idea.… Continue reading Our Federation Lunch 2018


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The Lost Ring

Magic of Stories loves hearing tales from readers and this one came in from Gwyn Broadmeadow. She read my Lost and Found story on here and had one of her own. “In 1933, my mother Mrs Lilian Probert, lost her wedding ring. Although an extensive search was made, we failed to find it. It was… Continue reading The Lost Ring



The sad story of lives lost. Extracted from the Manchester Guardian 9th October 1917 230 Officers; 1,965 Men The casualty list issued last night show the following losses: Officers:  Dead, 66; wounded or missing, 164 Men:     Dead 474; wounded or missing 1,491 Lt. Col. C S Worthington (wounded) Lieutenant Colonel Charles Swanwick Worthington, D.S.O., held… Continue reading CASUALTIES OF WAR