Monthly Archives: February 2016

#atinylife Wellies

Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
As it’s February, we knew we’d need the wellies. ‘I haven’t put them in a bag,’ said Mr HB. I grabbed one of several favourite bags from the thousand available, but the wellies didn’t…

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Letters from Elsewhere: Tana Standish

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
It seems special abilities are as much a handicap as good fortune. Just as well I don’t have any! I’m fascinated by the history of today’s visitor, especially as it relates…

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Nursing in World War I: the French Experience

Originally posted on Vanessa Couchman:
Writing a credible historical novel is like doing an obstacle course with your hands tied. A significant challenge for me in writing The House at Zaronza was to find out about nursing from a French viewpoint…

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Costume Drama

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
As anyone familiar with this blog will be aware, I sometimes share here things I’ve written in response to an exercise at one of the two writers’ groups I’m in. This little piece was written at Slaithwaite…

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#atinylife Parking

Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
Today I have been thinking about … parking. Here in the village, I rarely park, I walk. Roads, built and shaped long before cars, don’t lend themselves to parked cars, and winding country lanes…

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