Hugh W Roberts

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Planning Your Visit to Ireland? The Dublin Writer’s Museum.

I<b>f you like all things literary and historic</b>, then you will love this unique little museum. It has no fancy gizmos and gimmicks, like most modern …

George Bernard Shaw

Thursday photo prompt – Flow #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.<p>Throughout the week I will feature a number of the responses here on the …

I Am the Walrus

Released in 1967, “I Am the Walrus” by the Beatles has some of the most interesting lyri

John Lennon

Thursday Doors: 21st Sept 2017 – #photography

Posted on September 21, 2017September 21, 2017<p>After a short break, one of my favourite bloggers, Norman Frampton, is back in the world of blogging, …

Architecture

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51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 37: Justin Haywood – Forever Autumn

Posted on September 21, 2017September 20, 2017<p>I’ve never been asked to sing. In fact, when I was in the school choir, I was asked if I’d rather play …

3rd Halloween-Poem Contest

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Poetry

#FilmReview Kingsman: The Golden Circle

<b>Kingsman: The Golden Circle Film Review – 5*</b><p>I’ve been ticking off the days on my calendar waiting for this movie to release and I wasn’t disappointed.<p>…

Movies

If You Want Your Website To Succeed, Here Are 5 Embarrassing Social Media Mistakes You Have to Avoid

<b>If You Want Your Business to Succeed, Here are 5 Embarrassing Social Media Mistakes You Have to Avoid</b><p>by Daniel Bailey<p>Across all countries and …

Social Media Marketing

5 Easy Ways to Free Up Storage Space on Your iPhone

Running out of storage is annoying. And unless you have a phone with lots of gigabytes, you’re likely going to run into this problem sooner or later. In the past when this has happened to me, I looked for the fastest and easiest way to free up some quick storage and move along. That means the …

iOS

How To Redial a Phone Number on Your iPhone

When you need to redial a number or call the person you previously talked to, there’s a really fast shortcut you can make from the Phone app. Instead of going to your Recents or searching through your contacts, if you’re calling the previous person you spoke to, you can do it with two quick taps.<p>To …

iOS

Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the fourth instalment in my writing workshop series. I’ve covered the short story ending as well as the opening and last week I gave you a …

Writing

My birthday visit to St Michael’s Mount

We were Cornwall bound again during the last week in August and what a fabulous week it was weather wise. It was my birthday whilst down there so we …

Europe

Planning your Visit to Ireland? See the Oldest Tree in Ireland.

M<b>ost of you will no doubt be aware by now</b> that I have returned to full-time education. Well, I’m about to start my second year, but you can imagine …

Europe

Notes from a small dog – How to fix your human

Well, you might have noticed the two-legs has been a bit quiet… she had to go to the vet, the one with the knives… and we four-legses know that’s …

Pets

The 5 Elements Of A Short Story

What goes into a short story? Well, the same elements for novels, for the most part. Setting, theme, plot, conflict, and characters. Those are the …

Writing

Guest contributor: Doreen Peck – Ghostly resident

<i>Doreen Peck sent me this extraordinary story about a resident ghost, which I am sharing with Doreen’s permission. Whatever you believe, in this case,</i> …

Water Heater

How to Create & Edit Videos with Apple’s New Clips App

Is Apple’s new Clips app a replacement video editing app for iMovie? Not quite. The Clips app taps into the Instagram/Snapchat generation, offering an extremely easy platform in which users can create video stories and share them with friends. While Clips is a pretty awesome free video editing app, …

iOS

iOS 11 Draining Your iPhone Battery Life? Here's 10 Ways to Fix It (UPDATED FOR IOS 11)

While we’re excited for iOS 11, there’s inevitable iPhone battery drain that comes along with it. If you recently updated to iOS 11, you’re probably trying to figure out why your iPhone battery is dying so fast. We’ve got a bunch of tips to save battery life with iOS 11 or earlier. Even if you have …

iOS

How to Add and Listen to Music on Your Apple Watch—The Complete Guide

You can control your iPhone’s music from the Apple Watch. But if you want to leave your phone at home, how will you listen to music withouth your iPhone? The best way to listen to music while running or doing another iPhone-free activity is to put it on your Apple Watch of course. You have up to 2 …

iOS

Coffee cupcakes

Try these delightful cupcakes made using coffee from the Dualit coffee capsule selection. Serve with a freshly brewed cappuccino - the perfect …

Cupcakes

September 14, 2017

Something broke loose. No longer tethered to the earth’s trajectory I defy gravity, a reverse shooting star. All the things, all the things gathered, …

Writing

How to Turn on Do Not Disturb for Individual Contacts on iPhone

Have an individual contact that you want to put on silent for awhile? Maybe you’re on a date and don’t want to receive texts from that contact who likes to embarrass you in awkward situations. Or perhaps you’re in a meeting and don’t want to be disturbed by non-work related calls or texts while …

iOS

Guest author: Mary Smith – Unexplained happenings

<i>Mary Smith sent me an email, recounting some of her own experiences, both of them observed close to a moment of passing. With her permission, I will</i> …

Books

EDITING 101: 54 – Sharing Content, Copyrights, and Permissions – Part 1…

Originally posted as the <i>Dun Writin’—Now Whut?</i> series on this blog, <i>EDITING 101</i> is a weekly refresher series for some of you and brand new for</b> …

Digital Marketing

51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 36: Neil Sedaka – Calendar Girl

Posted on September 13, 2017September 13, 2017<p>I had so much fun introducing to you to last week’s song (and playing that trick on many of you) that I …

Lyrics

Writespiration #132 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 37

2017 brings 52 challenges over 52 weeks.<p>Your challenge is to write your story using the weekly theme/prompt and write it in just 52 words…. EXACTLY, …

Books

Why Should You Write Short Stories?

We already talked about the when and why I started writing short stories. But what about you? Pretend you’re back at school and your new English …

Writing

Guest author: S. C. Skillman – Unusual experiences

Sheila Skillman sent me her account of two strange experiences to which I can relate. As Sheila says, such stories, on their own, may be explained …

Books
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