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Markets For Writers

Wanderlust is a travel magazine ‘for people with a passion for travel’. Destinations the world over are covered. They particularly like ‘off-the-beaten-track destinations, secret corners of the world and unusual angles on well-known places are always of particular interest’. If … Continue reading

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Happiness In Harrogate

Mum, Dad and I first visited the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire some years ago. Move forward a decade or two and we were back there for a week’s break. We stayed in the charming Cairn Hotel, … Continue reading

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The Delights of Dubai

For two years a friend of mine had been urging me to visit her in Dubai, where she was working as a teacher. But I have to admit I really wasn’t keen. Perhaps I’d read too many negative newspaper reports … Continue reading

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Free Pie Wednesday

I’d known my friend, Jackie, since I was four years old; we met on our first day at primary school. I’d been all tearful, and scared to leave my mum, when she took my hand and off we ran in … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Favourite places to visit Last week’s theme was favourite family holidays. Here are a few of yours: Keith Channing We once went to Clacton-on-Sea, My … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Enjoy travel writing? Then you might like to send an entry (up to 500 words) to the Just Back weekly travel writing competition held in the Telegraph newspaper. Prize winners will receive £200 in the currency of their choice. Entry … Continue reading

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A Dashing Detour to Dorset!

Well, Wales it was supposed to be and Dorset it ended up! We were all set for a few days away in Wales with the family when the weather decided it had other plans. After a night of fierce storms, … Continue reading

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