Everybody remembers their first dog. Mine was Ricky, he was a terrier of some sorts and he was very intelligent. This is Ricky, I don’t have many photos of him and here he is with my dad and my baby sister. He was about two when this was taken. As I said, Ricky was such… Continue reading Memories of my dog, Ricky
I’ve always kept a diary and in my early teenage years I wrote a few lines on days I did something. When I had my first boyfriend the diaries became more detailed on the days we did something exciting. I also managed to graffiti all over it with hearts and our names, basically declaring my… Continue reading Do you keep a diary?
I was reading a book not long ago set in sixties America. A young girl, aged about sixteen travelled on a bus across several states with her mother and younger sister. On the bus she meets a young military man and has to sit next to him. They strike up a friendship and over the… Continue reading Do you believe in love at first sight?
I think humour is very important in stories, at least they are in mine, because life is full of humour. We, as humans can find humour in all sorts of things, even the macbre. I recall the days before Social Media when something bad happened, you suddenly found bad jokes being sent to your mobile… Continue reading Finding Humour
Description On a short train ride from Knoxville to Chattanooga a young girl's life is changed forever. Murder, love, and a lifelong mystery are set into motion as the passengers listen to the clickety-clack of the wheels on the track. Can her hero, dressed in Navy whites, save her from disaster? Is there more to… Continue reading Chattanooga Choo Choo by Elizabeth Horton-Norton
When I was in primary school, which would have been in the sixties, we used to play proper games in playground. Playtime was in the morning, lunch time, and one in the afternoon. I still remember many of the games. One of my favouties was called French Skipping, I never knew what was French about… Continue reading Playground Games
by Karen J Mossman Do you dream in colour? I was once asked that, because I dream so vividly, and I didn’t know whether I did or not. So I went to bed and made a conscious effort to find out. I saw a girl in a red skirt that night. So I must do,… Continue reading Can You Control Your Dreams?
The Magic of Stories is part of Electric Eclectic Books. Stories are wonderful, they weave magical threads that draw you into a world different from your own. We all need escapism and many, like me, like to do this with a good book. I've always said stories are not just fictional. True life tales can… Continue reading Introduction to The Magic of Stories book
I was watching a programme called 7up on the television recently. If you don’t know it, it started in the sixties where children were interviewed when they were seven, and every seven years the cameras caught up with them. The ‘children’ are now 63 and it has been fascinating. My mum and I followed it… Continue reading Coping with Bereavement
Description When a handsome WWII, American pilot called Teddy stepped into the local corner shop in search of candy, sweet and unassuming Jenny’s world went from boring to breath-taking. But with war threatening to put an end to their budding romance, time together became precious, forcing them to live for the moment. Was she just… Continue reading My Sweet GI by T. L.Wainwright