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This blog is 2 today!!

Terrible toddler years a’coming! Just like a child this blog is growing and growing in confidence and spirit, and coming evermore lucid — I suppose it’s really I who is coming evermore lucid, evermore able to speak. This is because of you. You take time out to read what I’ve written and in doing this you are doing so much; your […]

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Lesson 11: Size matters — The power of length

Lesson 11 is all about size and how it’s used — sentence length not penis. Short, medium, long — I am to play with my sentence lengths while composing my response to this question: Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or […]

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Lesson 10: Happy (insert special occasion here)! — Eh?

Contrary to my assumption, lesson 10 isn’t ‘pick a date and celebrate!’ “Happy (insert special occasion here)!” — just screams food, doesn’t it? The brief says: Tell us about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory. […]

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Lesson 09: Point of view — The naked bear

Lesson 09 is this: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the […]

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Lesson 08: Death to adverbs — How Fred died with 2 adverbs

Lesson 08 wants me to murder adverbs — no adverbs near this post. Since I get confused with these stupid words I’m using an adverb detector to help me. My excuse, Welsh is my first written language (my second spoken) so my English version is my own take — don’t ask me to speak or write Welsh, I wasn’t […]

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Lesson 07: Give & take — the writer & the researcher

Lesson 07 asks I contrast 2 things (people, objects, emotions, places, whatever) in dialogue. 2 opposite things, compared. A conversation. The writer & the researcher “You really should be helping me write this post,” the writer said. “I’m researching it,” the researcher replied. “No, you’ve got us on YouTube watching Top Ten Facts videos.” “Well we’re not now and […]

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Lesson 05: Be brief — I was walking down the street

Lesson 05 of learning blogging wants me to be brief. So yep, tonights post (once it’s officially started) will be a short one. I am to imagine that I’ve stumbled upon a random letter, which I’ve read and found deeply affecting. I’m meant to want (like really want) to give this letter back to the person […]

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Lesson 01: Unlock the mind — what’s the purpose of this blog?

I’ve decided that I don’t know what I’m doing — never known — so I’m learning. I’m discovering this blogging business. It’s been 2 years in June, definitely high time. Writing 101: Build a Blogging Habit That’s where I’m starting. Apparently the aim is to get me blogging every day — I don’t know how […]

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TEST, the return

There is this certainty that had the TEST worked in my favour then I would’ve explained myself sooner — you all would’ve known straight away just how amazingly knowing I am on these technical things that require points to be proved. Unfortunately, the TEST didn’t work out in my favour, it made me a fool (more of one) — this amazing […]

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Out flicker candle fire

Another year — another step — Is it me or do they race? I was a child but now I’m not — I’ve done things that I’ve forgot. Never younger — always old — Always older — on it goes. And on it goes until one day, The day I’m someone who doesn’t age. Out […]

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This blog is One today – hip-hip-hooray!

Happy first birthday, blog! One whole year of blogging — we made it! — how’s it been for you? For me, what I will say is that the thought of blogging makes the act seem much easier than it actually is — in head, a quick post; in reality, HTML coding, typing (of course, can’t forget typing), […]

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This blog – what do I write?

Tidbits of inspiration – surely not a private annoyance… It was once asked: Who wants a puddle of piss and no reason? And it was once answered: Not me! And I once answered this like that – if you’re going to relieve yourself on my floor then have the decency to hang around so I can rub your nose in it, […]

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Hey! How’re you doing?

Well, things here have just been crazy… Yesterday, after 3 weeks, 4 failed attempts, and 2 I just couldn’t be bothereds, I finally released my photos of Vegas on Facebook. It turned out only to be 161 of 793, or something. Anyway, it is now official – the grind returns. No more holiday – I’ll confess, […]

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I’m still here!

Yay! Oh, nay – really? Oh… Since last I posted I’ve been a little distracted by this funny yellow thing that’s been hanging in the sky – I’ve been told that this thing is called the ‘Sun’ but I have my doubts (it does look the same as it does on TV, if not a […]

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