Category Archives: Exercise of the Month

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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New Year’s Day 2017 by Juliet Lockwood

Last month’s exercise was to write a piece about A New Year’s Resolution Gone Wrong The Oxford dictionary describes a resolution as “good intentions that one formulates mentally for virtuous conduct” – wow, I don’t really make New Year’s Resolutions, … Continue reading

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And Another – The First Time I …

This offering is from Maureen Wells – we loved it for its self-depreciating humour. The first time I bought a sofa of my own, albeit second-hand, I felt  really independent, grown up, even if I was in my twenties. I’d … Continue reading

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The First Time I …

This month the contributions from everyone were excellent. It was difficult to choose a couple to put on the blog. First of all we have Alan Lovell’s contribution, which we loved for its humour. The first time I…went on a … Continue reading

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Where I was when…. by Lesley Walker

One of our newest members won the exercise of the month, the theme was the title. A telephone call from my 19 year old daughter with a plaintive request. Clare was away at university and missing the closeness of family, she … Continue reading

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Miss Dragon Warren by Juliet Lockwood

I’ll never know to this day why we called her “The Dragon”. Don’t even imagine we knew much about dragons, except they were possibly mythical creatures, maybe of Chinese origin. In those days, of course, we didn’t have google, twitter … Continue reading

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Watching Dragons by Philippa Bower

This month’s exercise was to write a short story about dragons. Watching Dragons. 500 words Ricky’s hobby was watching dragons. Pretty little blue ones that danced; big, red, fierce ones and sky dragons that swirled in the blue. There was … Continue reading

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