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A Vigorous & Colourful Personality : a Blog for Mothering Sunday

Hi Mom, It’s that time, again, Mothering Sunday. Mother’s Day, in American, though the latter is in May, not March. I remember how I used to buy a card for you, in March, then post it in time for Mother’s … Continue reading

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Just Another Book Porn Wednesday

” Books are a uniquely portable magic” – Stephen King If you’re reading this because you’re hoping for smut, you’re out of luck. Book porn is about beautiful bindings, not bodacious boobies. Bindings! Original dust jackets! Gilt-edged pages! Art work! … Continue reading

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Spock Wept! Further Curses for Our Times

Warnings for: Swearing (duh), substantive sci fi references, & an elegant sufficiency of alternative swear words (because anything else would be flippity-floppity). Why, oh why, is swearing such goddamn fun? And – especially for non-smokers, though I’ve met plenty of … Continue reading

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