Author Archives: Rosemary Noble

About Rosemary Noble

Writer, author, amateur historian and traveller

More Success for Arun Scribes Authors

I am pleased to announce that Patricia Feinberg Stoner has won a One Stop Fiction Award for her book At Home in the Pays D’OC. Really well done, Patricia. Angela Petch has had three short stories published in magazines this … Continue reading

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I Insist; a poem by Philippa Bower

Mother, I insist you get a cleaner, Your bungalow will soon be smelling musty How often do you hoover or sterilise the loo? And your ornaments are starting to get dusty Mother, I insist you see a doctor. Something should … Continue reading

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Events to put in your Diary

There seems to be a growing number of arts and book based events in the South of England, all good news for authors. Here are some that may be worth putting in your diary. Crawley Library Book Fair – Saturday, … Continue reading

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Changes in Arun Scribes

Some of our readers may have noticed a dearth of material appearing on this blog over the last few months. There has been a change, a mini-revolution, I would not go so far as to say a rebellion, but a … Continue reading

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An in-Convenient Truth by Patricia Stoner

Yesterday, at our regular monthly meeting, we had to write a humorous story. Patricia didn’t knock this up in 15 minutes, but two of us did write on lavatory humour and this contribution may have been hidden in Patricia’s archives … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Susans – Review

I received this book as a prize in a twitter draw. There are many things to like about this book, not least the crisp writing and the way the backstory emerges drip by drip. I’m not particularly partial to serial … Continue reading

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The Grand Book Launch

What a month it has been – and most of all what a blast!. Despite the hard work, it has been so much fun. Yesterday saw all of it come together in a wonderful book launch. I wish we had … Continue reading

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Virtual Launch Party

This is a new adventure for Arun Scribes. Over the last month, we have been busy doing lots of crazy things, making a silent film, creating a radio broadcast, tweeting like crazy – you name it – we’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Another Banana Sonnet

BANANA SONNET  by Angela Petch I watch you as you sit and peel the yellow skin Up in the baobab tree, where you lay in wait. You stole the banana from my picnic plate, You and your hairy monkey friend, … Continue reading

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Banana Sonnets

This month’s homework was to create an ode or sonnet to a banana. Who knew it was 600 years since bananas first appeared in Britain.As editor of this website, I made the decision that all the offerings were worthy of … Continue reading

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