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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth for jelly babies or fruit pastilles. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.

Weather chasing

We knew there would be a change in the weather today and the plan was to leave MOH early so as to hopefully beat it home. There were two bands of rain running parallel down the country, we would hit … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Fiction – December 17th 2017

Details of the challenge can be found here: The sound of tapping on glass was subtle at first, then it got louder and more insistent. Vera and George had been watching a repeat of one of the soaps on … Continue reading

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Two days on………………..

Coming away from the nursing home on Thursday, I was glad we had come, even though Mum didn’t know I was there. I had kissed her hands and her forehead, told her I loved her and said goodbye, the parcels … Continue reading

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The Visit

We arrived at 1.38pm after a 5 am start. Mum was resting and we were shown to her new room, which was below the ground floor but accessible via a lift. The staff were very nice and attentive, explaining that … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #33 – Time

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. Use the prompts separately or together. It’s up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the … Continue reading

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec.16/17

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “contrast.” Nobody’s perfect. Yet siblings can be as different as chalk and cheese to such an extent that you wonder if they’re related at all. The contrast between sisters or … Continue reading

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Dig Deep

It’s Christmas and the same adverts are running as they were last year……and the year before for that matter…… £3 a month for this, £2 a month for that, £19 for something else. Shortly after we’d moved into the bungalow … Continue reading

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