Archives de l’auteur : suzydubot

Wallpaper as witness

Until now, I have tended to be a hoarder. Street sales, charity shop sales, jumble sales and just sales generally have fed that particular urge that I have to find things that please me at a good price. It is, … Continuer la lecture

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It was a sad day for me…

It was a sad day for me on Saturday, 7th of December. The ‘event’, of which I was part, was in Trafalgar Square, London where an amazing number of people could be seen swarming in all directions; the ideal spot … Continuer la lecture

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50th Anniversaries

When I logged on to the internet this morning, two very different 50th anniversaries were announced. Strangely enough, the first to appear on the internet search engine was that of Dr. Who. I was fifteen when he first made his … Continuer la lecture

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Guy Fawkes Night

Fireworks! Whether it is Independence Day, Bastille Day or a plethora of other national days, fireworks are part of the celebrations in remembrance of freedom or independence. You will not find Britain among those ‘freedom from something’ holidays. As most … Continuer la lecture

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Heavens and Earth – Les Cieux et la Terre

How many steeplejacks are also farriers? Care to take a guess? The extremes of hanging from death defying heights for one job while having both feet planted solidly on the ground shoeing horses for another, is rare. I doubt that … Continuer la lecture

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Artistic License?

Of course, it is a given that an Artist in any media has the license to improve their work by the distortion of fact, alteration of the conventions of grammar or language, or rewording of pre-existing text. As a writer, I am the … Continuer la lecture

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To Bed or Not to Bed?

What good is a three-legged chair? How about a double bed with only a single slatted bed base? That is what IKEA did for me. A first-time buy in their shop saw me left with a delivery of a bed that is of no … Continuer la lecture

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