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I need to go to the Jacks…

Recently, I enjoyed a movie night with my family, watching the 1986 film Short Circuit. I remember going to see this film when it first came out in the cinema. It is filled with humour that all can enjoy. (My dad’s favourite line is, “Great Software.” He’s a computer geek.) Anyway, I have seen this […]

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The Mark of Baeya

It is the goal of many writers to create a visual image in their readers’ minds using the power of the written language. For me, I know I’m reading a good book when I no longer see the words on the page, but rather a movie created by my imagination plays before my eyes. For […]

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Where can you find the “plumbing fixtures”?

The toilet is the most utilised room in the house. Some of us are fortunate to have more than one, which is fantastic when there is a large number of people cuing outside the door, yelling at you, telling you to hurry up because they’re busting to go. If your kids are anything like mine, […]

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Descending into the Sewer…

Toilet humour has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. If I think about it, toilet humour has always been around. However, recently I find myself descending into the sewer and following the wastewater through the treatment plant and out to sea. Even as I write that last line, […]

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Beauty Tips: New or Old Advice?

While on a recent visit to the hair salon, I decided to actually sit down and look at the many magazines they had. I don’t normally do this. I’m either reading a book, or the work of another writer they asked me to review. But the latest issue of the Next magazine sported an article […]

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Melissa the Wolf

I’m so excited about the commissioned artwork that I received today. Meet Melissa, a Shape Shifter whose favourite form is a black wolf. Melissa in Wolf Form (Artist: Andrei Kope) Melissa is a character who is so protective of her family that she will kill anyone that threatens the ones she loves. She develops the use […]

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Leaving Home (A Poem)

Migrating birds, flying south. Winter it comes, and they fly south. Wings spread far and wide, Scared they’ll fail, Leaving behind the warmth of the nest. Her babies migrate for the first time alone. Nervous and aflutter, she lets them fly. The adventure is exciting, and also paralysing. Only her trills of encouragement keep them […]

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Why I Admire My Mother…

I recently posted a series of posts on Facebook and Twitter entitled Why I Admire My Mother. It was my way of celebrating my mother’s birthday, and telling the world why I love her so much. So here it is in its entirety: It’s my mother’s birthday in a few weeks, and I’ve decided to celebrate […]

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