What is it about sport? 100WCGU#185

100 word challenge for grown ups

The Olympics, the Test match and the start of the football season – what is it about sport that gets us Brits so engaged?   What sport?  Football is supposed to be our national sport. We used to have a break from it over the summer but there is a game being played somewhere, all year round and thanks to […]

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Are you going round in circles? Share it here!

100 word challenge for grown ups

Our weekly writing prompt 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups this week gives me a chance to share some fun photos from our recent visit to France. I admit that it is a bit of a stretch but ! like them! Is it art? Have you ever noticed the roundabouts you use as you drive around the towns and countryside? […]

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Brexit and the Bayeux tapestry. Is there a connection?

Brexit & the Bayeux tapestry

This post contains  Week #184 in the 100 Word Challenge for Grown-ups. The decision the UK made on 23rd June 2016 seems to have upset the French. Back in 1066 they weren’t happy either. We’ve just come back from a short visit to Normandy and having seen that wonderful work of art yet again, I’ve been thinking about Brexit and […]

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Devastating news for Children in Need (100WCGU)

Devastating news for Children in Need

  January 2016 was a cruel month and I’m not referring to the weather. We have lost so many ‘famous’ people most of whom we had no idea that they were ill. Is that a feature of being in the lime light I wonder? Is your impending death something you should keep quiet and for family only?   Terry Wogan […]

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How thinking positively sets you up for the day

100 word challenge for grown ups

  How thinking positively sets you up for the day. Goodness that’s quite a statement but with a  birthday this week I need to look on the bright side of things. The new year has brought out many practitioners quoting what you must do in order to achieve the most in your day. Some of them sound too energetic for me […]

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We can be heroes – 100WCGU#180

We can be heroes

  The out-pouring of emotion that followed the death of David Bowie yesterday certainly marked him as an icon. People across all ages felt a sense of loss, some in the extreme, but then I suppose that was fitting for an artist who was often extreme in his music, costume and onstage presence. Despite being a very private person off […]

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