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Delphine’s Schooldays [Chapter 1 – part 2]

  This post is part of a serialised fiction collaboration with the talented Eve Ray.  She shared Chapter 1 on her blog last week for #WickedWednesday. Here’s what happens next. ST. FAITH’S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS – JULY 1959  Chapter 1 : Part 2 My fine leather pumps beat a tattoo on the floor as I

Tipping the Velvet : Book Review

Mainstream Novels I Use as One Handed Reads Tipping the Velvet – Sarah Waters   I remember there was a lot of hype around the BBC TV mini series – mainly because the heroine of the book is a lesbian and it featured several love scenes.  How ‘buttoned up’ the British TV audience was in

Song for Whoever (Beautiful South)

This week the prompt for #WickedWednesday is to use a song title as the  prompt and the title of your post. I am frequently inspired by songs.  Sometimes lyrics get me thinking of a plot or a character’s mindset, on other occasions it is the title of the song which works like a prompt. This

Fortune Teller

This was initially written for #FridayFlash is ‘Fortune Teller’, 500 words or less, but almost fits the prompt of writing in the third person, hence I’m linking it with #WickedWednesday. Two members of my family tell fortunes, using runes and with tarot cards. For a halloween party long-ago, I tried my hand at reading tarot