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Story Starter Challenge #16

“You must pay attention!” Thus is Teresa’s Story Starter today Trevor looked out of the classroom window. There was a lot going on outside. The gardener was having a heated discussion with the Principal and there was a lot of … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Makeshift

We usually term this as ‘thinking outside the box’ or in the particular instance I’m going to write about, outside the tent. Regular readers will know Hubby and I have spent a lot of time in tents. However, for holidays … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Division

Multiple meanings today. Our darts team is in Division Two (we are in the strongest position holding up the rest, ie at the bottom). I was good at maths, though division wasn’t the fastest of my skills! The current state … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Order

This is one word that has recently been yelled in The House of Commons by Mr Speaker, John Bercow, every two minutes! Order…………. order, order………………… ORDER……………………… ORDER! Load of misbehaving kids in a school yard. Would have been a laugh … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Beware

Fandango’s word today is Beware. Beware the Ides of March! (That’s today, in case you didn’t know). The Ides of March was a day in the Roman calendar and was notable as a date for settling debts. In 44 BC, … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Power

David Baldacci wrote the book Absolute Power, which was made into a film starring Gene Hackman, Clint Eastwood and Ed Harris. The book was, IMO, far better than the film, but it brings home the saying Absolute Power corrupts, they … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — WiFi

WiFi and I are not the best of chums at the moment. We thought it was bad enough on the boat, but recently it had been up and down, on and off, worse than a light switch. Takes me back … Continue reading

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