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Lesson 2: Trips to Skye

Writing exercise from the topic “Surprise Trips to Skye”. We’d go to bed and wake up in the car, still wearing our pyjamas, wrapped up in a blanket and cuddled up with our headrests, ladybird for me and sheep for … Continue reading

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Lesson 2-Topics with additional content

Thank you to those who have commented on my previous posts! In doing this lesson, I found several topics from my initial list really jumped out at me.  Not only did I find more related ideas, they were also easier … Continue reading

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Conversation

I was in my room at our local mental hospital where I was undergoing insulin shock therapy as treatment for my depression. My parents came to visit me, which was unusual in that my father was there at all. Mom … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 3 related topics for memior

CWN   LESSON 2 EXEC 1   3 RELATED TOPICS TO THE 3 WRITEN FOR MEMIOR IDEAS:   1 # 3 Since my strokes life since my strokes   Understanding my new life style ( which was not easy) living … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 – Subtopics for Memoir

  EXERCISE 2: Under each topic, write at least three subtopics.   1)         Ella, my father’s mother (hardships, life in Milledgeville State              Hospital, children’s struggle without her.) Loss of husband, livelihood Surviving Great Depression Breakdown/commitment at state mental hospital   2)         … Continue reading

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A Six-Thousand Mile Phone Call

‘Now, I don’t want you to worry, alright? Everything is OK. He’s going to be OK.’ The telephone signal, which had been playing up ever since we arrived at the hotel, demoted Jessy’s ordinarily composed tone, to a succession of … Continue reading

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Creative Writing. Lesson 2.

  Exercise 1: 10 Memoir Topics plus related aspects: 1. Adolescence/childhood Gladioli and street playground Success as a scholar Trying to understand adults esp Parents and older siblings 2.Reaching adulthood / a dangerous situation I survived. Tertiary education  including Candidate … Continue reading

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INDAN STANDARD TIMING

India can be exasperating but it is never boring. It rarely fails to challenge one’s preconceptions . The monsoons are not the most comfortable time to travel there. Delhi in August can be stiflingly hot and humid. A sucker for … Continue reading

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Conversations before the final posting

Conversations before the final posting Jan 2007 The butterflies had started; you know that kind of niggly feeling (my cousin’s expression) in your stomach when you are uncertain what will happen next. “It is that time of year again,” he … Continue reading

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The Meeting by the Road

I’m looking for the road where I was to meet someone I knew long ago. I’m not sure who it is and exactly where I’m supposed to go. The guide said I will recognize the place and the person when … Continue reading

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