Category Archives: Relationships

Middle-Age Musings


The years described as ‘middle age’ are arbitrary, but commonly believed to occur later now than one hundred years ago. The middle years occupy about one-third of our life cycle, and can last between twenty and thirty years. For the … Continue reading

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What Can Your Ancestors Tell You?


Uncovering Secrets in Your Family History Have you ever delved into the lives of your ancestors? I know some of you are thinking there’s nothing  more boring than this hobby, but I think otherwise. 17 years of research has shown … Continue reading

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I May Not Tell You I Love You


I May Not Tell You I Love You  Carole Parkes I may not tell you I love you Perfect husband of many years, But you see the peaceful calm we have And also the lack of tears.   I may … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading


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Updated Cover Reveal for ‘TISSUE OF LIES’


Updated Cover To coincide with my new collaborated book’s launch tomorrow, 23rd December, I’ve updated the cover on my first book ‘Tissue of Lies’.   I have made it clear it’s a new cover. See the blurb on the Amazon … Continue reading

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Why I’m Called Gold


  My husband often calls me Gold. When I asked him why, he said it’s better than AU.

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Excerpt from “Tissue of Lies”


Relationships One bitterly cold day just a few weeks before Christmas, things began to get out of hand with Julie’s complicated relationships. During one of Julie’s visits, Jeanette began giving strong hints about spending Christmas day with her daughter and … Continue reading

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‘A Writer’s Blog’ from the Killer’s Perspective


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
After reading author Carole Parkes’ short story on her blog about a woman who is murdered in her own kitchen, told from the victim’s point of view, I felt inspired to write…

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To Percy (PC), Love from Meg Abyte


Sorting through some of my papers, I came across a printed copy of an old email; it was to my youngest son, Brian, who’d left home to attend university. We used to address our emails as if it was our computers … Continue reading

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What Is Love?


  What is Love? Does anybody know what love is? My guess is no-one can define it, or put it into a single sentence, least of all me. Neither am I an expert on marriage, but, having been married for 49 years, and … Continue reading

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Just A Housewife


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The End of The World


I loved this; it made me giggle, so I reblogged. The End of The World.

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The Second Portrait I Ever Painted


  Original acrylic painting of my first Granddaughter. Painted from a photograph.

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Compliments and Put Downs


  A few months ago, our 10-year-old granddaughter built up her granddad’s ego by telling him he was ‘cool’. As his chest was swelling with pride she qualified her statement by saying, “yes cool, Constipated – Overweight – Overrated – Loser”. Oh dear! I … Continue reading

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