Monthly Archives: July 2011

212 – The Three Day Music Challenge (Day One)

There are a good number of websites out there that list things to write about in your daily blog. I’ve looked at them from time to time – not so much for inspiration but to provoke a reaction against their … Continue reading

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211 – The Friend

Of the manifold expressions in the English language denoting scorn upon a person the one phrase that inspires untold levels of grief, anger and barely-restrained violence within me is ‘Get a life’. I hate that phrase. I hate it so … Continue reading

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210 – The Cat

I am, emphatically, a dog person. Even before I liked dogs I knew I liked them more than cats I hate cats. “Hate’s a strong word.” I don’t care: I hate them. I hate their serpentine bodies. I hate their … Continue reading

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209 – The Lighter Side

Here’s the problem with writing about games: You can never take them seriously enough. Actually, that’s utter drivel. Games aren’t supposed to be taken seriously – they’re games. They’re entertainment the same way films and books are, yet some people … Continue reading

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208 – The LED Storm

Despite being something of a ‘gamer’ thus far I’ve deliberately neglected mentioning video games in this blog. As I’ve mentioned before it would be too easy just to write long articles on each of my favourite games, the games I … Continue reading

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207 – The Jurassic Coast

The South West Coast Path stretches 630 miles from Somerset, through Devon, around the Cornish extremities of the British Isles and back to Poole Harbour in Dorset. Though I didn’t know it at the time it permeated the summer holidays … Continue reading

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206 – The Reject

Dear Campfire Thank you for letting me see “Petersons Singularity.” The story is nicely done, but I’m afraid it’s not quite right for me. I look forward to your next one, though. Sincerely, Sheila Williams, editor Asimov’s Science Fiction http://www.asimovs.comContinue reading

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