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Creative Writing Workshops – Lymington

A series of Creative Writing Workshops with writer, blogger & journalist Robin Catling will be taking place in Lymington, Hampshire UK, in November. •  Creative Well-Spring Writing Workshop •  Short Story Writing Workshop •  Writing Your Life Story Workshop Advertisements

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Two at the Table

I sat there more nervous than I’ve ever been. Some git taxi driver at the next table was shouting for his egg and chips. I caught Julie’s wrist as she put my mug of tea down on the table. I … Continue reading

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My Rules for Social Networking

A couple of things last month prompted this post. First, I got hold of a little booklet by Hampshire Linux User Group member Damian Brasher, Damian’s Social Networking Rules. Second, I saw the call for a Bloggers’ Code of Conduct … Continue reading

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BBC9: In the Closet

“You’re listening to BBC Radio 9, Night-time and we’re in the Closet. Thats the musical special-interest closet for all you fans of indie hardcore, grunge, guitar, mixed core, fruit-and-nut, hub-cap and community disco; be it on download, CD, vinyl, 78, … Continue reading

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Professional Cheapskate

Cheapskate: “a person unwilling to give or spend money; stingy person.” Frugal: “not wasteful; not spending freely or unnecessarily; thrifty; economical.” “A cheapskate is someone who takes frugality to the extreme. Instead of trying to make the most of his … Continue reading

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Bella Star

From the observation deck, the star seems only a little brighter than usual. Through the polarised filters and shielding, close enough to touch, filling the entire space. Safe. Comforting. Unlike the truth of it. The destructive power of it; awesome … Continue reading

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What Makes a Digital Messiah?

Expectations were high in January, when a guy called Steve stood up in San Francisco and announced a new kind of sanitary towel (according the product name). Expectations worthy of a new digital messiah; after almost two years of hype … Continue reading

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