You never need to throw writing away, because every piece of writing contains something useful.
What if the medieval folklore of old was based in truth? And what if just one girl was charged with … More
German poet (later called ‘the pop-star of his time’), Schiller believed in the magical power of apples. AND, after he died, his mate kept his skull on his desk. Beat that!
Nobody noticed that the little four year old girl in the room had just experienced a life-changing moment she would be writing about in a blog many, many years later.
Your own personal God of Curtain-Twitching should only provide advice on the subject of curtains. If he starts to interfere in other aspects of your life you should be wary and seek independent advice. In extreme circumstances it may be wise to change your curtains.
In a life-saving situation it is acceptable for the Curtain-Twitcher to give away their position. The person being saved will be so grateful they will forget to be suspicious.
This story is dedicated to all those who breathed their last breath in ‘the war to end all wars’ – if only that were true – and to the memory of Harry Redman, my great-grandfather, who managed to live through it all. Unlike so many of his fellow soldiers.
Tip No.2 – The Importance of a Darkened Room
Your first kiss and your first good kiss are usually not the same thing.
A roadmap of ‘Blackwood’ – before Christina the Crusader came and stamped all over it in her riding boots.