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2021

Hello dear reader 🙂 I wish you a positive and healthy 2021. Below, is an update. I tried keeping it brief. I hadn’t meant to be away for so long. When living with chronic poor health you have to prioritise … Continue reading

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Tortsday (Tortoise Tuesday) #5

  🐢 A Secret Script and A Capable Carapace 🐢 Old Granddad Dandelion must have got hot in his room in the West Wing because he’s been leaving his window open this week. Lady Winterton, although young by human standards … Continue reading

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Brown #coloryourworld

I thought this might be fun as I’m a lover of colours and as there is a different hex/RGB each day there is a new invitation/try to produce something creative – until the ‘challenge’ is over at the end of … Continue reading

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The Hotel Unicus (Part 21; Epilogue) – A Short Story Series

~ PART TWENTY-ONE ~ EPILOGUE . Sadly, we have come to the end of The Hotel Unicus. Thank you for keeping Maggie and George company – I hope you enjoyed the journey. . Our experience at the hotel wasn’t what … Continue reading

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Reminder!

The very last installment of The Hotel Unicus is out tomorrow. I hope to see you there! . * Copyright Faith McCord 2016 Story and artwork belongs to Faith McCord who is the author and artist holding the copyright. This … Continue reading

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The Hotel Unicus (Part 20) – A Short Story Series

~ PART TWENTY ~ Our experience at the hotel wasn’t what we’d imagined it to be. Have you read Part Nineteen? You can catch up *here*. Part Eighteen Part Seventeen Part Sixteen Part Fifteen Part Fourteen Part Thirteen Part Twelve … Continue reading

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The Hotel Unicus (Part 19) – A Short Story Series

~ PART NINETEEN ~ Our experience at the hotel wasn’t what we’d imagined it to be. Have you read Part Eighteen? You can catch up *here*. Part Seventeen Part Sixteen Part Fifteen Part Fourteen Part Thirteen Part Twelve Part Eleven … Continue reading

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Illustrator Quentin Blake on ‘new’ Beatrix Potter tale/Video (BBC)

Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck and Mrs Tiggywinkle are just some of Beatrix Potter’s most beloved creations… Now a newly-discovered character is making its to the bookshelf – The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots. The story was written more than a 100 years … Continue reading

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The Hotel Unicus (Part 18) – A Short Story Series

~ PART EIGHTEEN ~ Our experience at the hotel wasn’t what we’d imagined it to be. Have you read Part Seventeen? You can catch up *here*. Part Sixteen Part Fifteen Part Fourteen Part Thirteen Part Twelve Part Eleven Part Ten … Continue reading

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The Discomfiture of Dogs (Short Story)

  . Great-aunt Jane was an animal hoarder. All the family knew for it was no secret.  Jane couldn’t be quiet enough to be a ‘secret’. She went out and about, flamboyantly dressed in mismatched prints – yards of them … Continue reading

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