Author Spotlight; Hayley Mitchell

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Hayley released her first book Because I Was Lonely in March 2017. This post aims to showcase her novel and urge a call to action for book reviewers. Continue reading

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Author Spotlight; Niki Meadows Book Cover Reveal

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Wage War On Your Mind & Fight For Your Life is the debut book by Niki Meadows; an autobiographical account of how she beat seventeen years of depression and turned her life into a shining example of positivity. Continue reading

Inspirational Kindness

Author: G. Jefferies

 

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And so ends week six of the Niki Lopez Kindness challenge. Another thoughtful exercise into people that have been inspirational influences on life. This has been a challenge in itself. So many and how to condense them into one post! Continue reading

Gratitude in Kindness

Author: G. Jefferies

 

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Welcome to my week five musings on Niki Lopez’s kindness challenge. I’ve decided to focus on gratitude and what it means in my world. To wit you are now embarking, as I, in a journey upon the empty page as it fills with whatever. I am, however, grateful for your presence. Continue reading

The Bequest. Scene 4

Author: G. Jefferies

 

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Adrian “Ade” Johnston was a bright kid that mixed with the wrong ones after his parents took their eye off the ball. Easy to do moving from toddler through to adolescence. Those days are cute. Maybes not at the time but looking back Pamela and Carl figured those were the times before “get out of my bubble” and “what do you know” appeared. Continue reading

Ripples in Time

Author: G. Jefferies

 

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Excerpt Chapter 16

“Stop it.” She said to nobody in particular.

Maybe herself or loud enough for the tower to say something back. Talking to yourself, her mum used to say, was a sure sign of madness. Rose half smiled, does that apply to locked in and only having yourself to talk to. Not true drifted back. The door of insanity has loads of cups to drink from. Poe’s raven threatened to come back as her eyes touched the door again. The note was still clutched in her left hand. Continue reading

Half A Twin – Ripples in Time

Author: G. Jefferies

 

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Thursday 13 December 2007 was one of those days that changed Compton Lower School for a good many years to come. Miss Samantha Davis, the student placement working with Mrs Elaine Smythe in Year 3’s Kingfishers class turned entirely from teaching into bereavement counselling. Ms Kelly Norris, stand in teacher for Mrs Smythe, never taught at Compton again and the Board of Governors finally achieved at a long standing ambition to convince the Local Council that traffic on Norton Road was an accident waiting to happen with works on a pedestrian crossing and associated school crossing signage duly completed prior to spring half term in 2008. The school itself broke up early that year and Christmas for the entire school community would be remembered for a very long time. For some life would never quite be the same. Continue reading