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Greed is good – Lesson 5

Greed is good. What? I hear you say. How can it possibly be good? Well hear me out and I will tell you how. No-one gives you something for nothing in this world. If you sit back waiting for your … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 Surprise

If only she hadn’t opened the door The knock she should have ignored A kindly old man all wet and clothes warn Begged her for food and warmth As Janice offered the man inside His sad tired eyes came to … Continue reading

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The Mudlarks. (Pee Wees)

  They flew around the branches and in between the leaves Searching for a sheltered place protected from the breeze. They spied the beam they knew quite well and landed there to rest “Nee deep” chirped Pee. “My dear,” he … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon

“If only we could stay one more day”, Marcy said to her husband, Tom. He was laying back on the chaise lounge, book on his chest, eyes closed, totally relaxed. It was good to see him do nothing. He worked … Continue reading

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The Heiress and the Cowboy

She didn’t know whether it was the twinkle in his blue eyes or the slight drawl when he said, “Pleased to meet you, Miss Alexandra,” but she was instantly captivated. Next morning, Sandra texted her BFF Amy, “met the most … Continue reading

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Lesson 5: Surprise

If only he walked faster, paid more attention. looked more closely behind himself. “Caleb~.” He closed his eyes and counted to ten. “Look at me!” He opened his eyes slowly, adjusting to to the lighting. Before him stood three women, … Continue reading

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Surprise – Lesson 5

EXERCISE 1: “If only s/he hadn’t _________…” If only she hadn’t dived into the pool from the balcony, she would have to go to the pub in a wheelchair. If only he hadn’t overtaken on a blind bend, my biker … Continue reading

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If Only Episode 4

If only Billy Gobert hadn’t kicked old Mrs Hazelwood in the shin on the very first occasion of their meeting, then things might have turned out differently that day. Billy had not been overly excited about having to leave the … Continue reading

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My Joy of Less

Challenge yourself to write about something in a way that is the opposite of how you usually think about it.  – – – – –“To have less can really bring joy” Something I am working on and I would love … Continue reading

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Lesson 5: Six Way to Complete Phrase

Think of at least 6 ways to complete this phrase: “If only s/he hadn’t _________…” (1) If only s/he hadn’t given the 1.5 million dollars back to the bank. (2) If only s/he hadn’t been playing around the matches on … Continue reading

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