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So, I haven't blogged for a few weeks, and I'd like to blame my youngest daughter's wedding.

I'd like to, but I can't.

She and her new husband (who made me cry so many times on their happy day it's just untrue - I never used to be such a soft sh*te! And I mean happy tears) pretty much organised everything themselves. I say 'pretty much' because I know my eldest daughter as maid of honour worked... Read more of this blog post »
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"This is a fun, fairly light story about a young college guy who stumbles across a Jinn trapped inside a Christmas bauble in his mother's attic. When offered the traditional three wishes, Kieran finds himself more intrigued by the Jinn than eager t..." Read more of this review »
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I loved this novella - it's a perfect festive follow-up to Cleaning House (Appalachian Elementals #1).

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More thought-provoking poetry from Ian D. Hall, but my favourite in this collection is "With Love, To Jester Of This Realm", dedicated to the late Kenn Dodd and so perfectly Doddy.
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I realised today that I still haven't reviewed Drumbeat, which is shocking. It's been out for... [goes to look...cough] a while. OK, September 1st, it was released, and it was a while before that when I read it, because I struck lucky and got to beta ...more
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“What would she have made of her life in the absence of childbirth? Maybe no more than she did in its presence and to ponder such possibilities denies the value of motherhood.”
Debbie McGowan, Hiding Behind The Couch

“Married?” my mother said.
I was waiting for, “What, like Elton John?” or some such.
“Yes, Mum.”
“Well, I suppose that means you won’t catch AIDS.”
“Very true,” said I. “Wedding rings are more than adequate protection…”
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“We're not twins!”
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“I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time.”
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Focus on someone else’s problems for a change, I instructed myself. You need the practice.
From now on you’ll have to live in a world you didn’t make up. Horrible thought.”
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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "Happy Release day!!!
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Thank you Al. :) I couldn't get onto this yesterday. :/


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Al Happy Release day!!!



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Debbie McGowan Hellu wrote: ""

Thank you! And also to you! xxx


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Hellu


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "barka dà Kirsìmatì
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And to you (with knobs on). :D Have a good one, Al. x


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Debbie McGowan Noah wrote: "Happy Holidays! :)

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Thanks, Noah. Right back atcha! x


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Thanks, Truus! <3 Bestest wishes to you! x


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Truuss Happy days and a wonderful 2017 !! <3




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Noah Happy Holidays! :)




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Al barka dà Kirsìmatì



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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "Weeeeeeee
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Hahahaha. Congrats! :D


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Al Weeeeeeee



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I'm going to be here a long time...


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:D

I've fallen into my beer...


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Thank you for inviting me! :)


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Natalia Hello!
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Layla Whenever I'm feeling down I watch this.


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LOL!


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Hahaha! That's uncanny! :D


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Happy Valentine's Day!


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Debbie McGowan Layla wrote: "Happy Valentine's Day :)

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Aww. :) Thank you, Layla. To you, also! x


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Layla Happy Valentine's Day :)

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Debbie McGowan jenTed wrote: "Happy Valentine's Day
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Thank you, jenTed, and to you! x


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Ooh! How terribly anti-establishment! ;)


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Debbie McGowan Amy wrote: ""

Naaawwww. I wish Moo was like that.


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "That's you holding up BTP :D"

Our lovely tiny world. :D Well, in that case, we're already sharing the load.

I don't think I could hold up a helium balloon this morning.


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Al That's you holding up BTP :D


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: ""

Whether that's you, me or some hot dude, I think we could definitely share the load. :)


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Hellu New avi! Very nice :)


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Debbie McGowan Layla wrote: "Bonne Année Debbie! :) xx

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Merci! :)


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Debbie McGowan Dee wrote: ""

Aw, thanks, Dee. :) Wishing the same for you!


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And to you! :)


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Layla Bonne Année Debbie! :) xx

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Debbie McGowan Hellu wrote: "Happy New Year!
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Thank you, lovely! :) And to you! <3


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Hellu Happy New Year!



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Debbie McGowan Kristan wrote: "Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016 :)

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Thanks Kristan! Love it!

Happy New Year to you also! x


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Kristan Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016 :)

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