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Good Women

13/06/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Women’ by Ms Paige Turner So 100 years ago some women succeeded in getting the right to vote. It was four years before my mother was born. When I presented the prizes at the Gerrards Cross Shakespeare Writing Comp last month I found myself explaining cross dressing to a group of youngsters. What freedom Viola […]

Farewell Fitzwilliams

23/05/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

Farewell Fitzwilliams – Blog 191 – by Ms Paige Turner Dear Creative Inkers, I meant to do a speech at the Farewell Creative Ink Classes on Tuesday 22nd May at the Fitzwilliams Centre, Beaconsfield. But events or my emotion overtook me. I was going to say lots of things to give closure to my eighteen […]

‘Now We Are 64′ 1959-65 Primary School Reunion.

15/05/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Now We Are 64’ – A Primary School Meet Up after 53 Years by Ms Paige Turner Scary, eh? I remember hitting the ground running on my ‘horse’ Snowy to get to school in the early 1960s. My besties: Pat Brewin (nee Eastwood) would be whipping along on her Apatche and Pat Rich (nee Harding) […]

Judging Writing Competitions

03/05/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

Judging Writing Competitions by Ms Paige Turner I’m honoured to have been asked to judge the Gerrards Cross Library Competition and Prize Giving with a dash of ‘Red Lipstick’ will be at the GX Library midday on Saturday 26th May. The deadline is just coming up on Saturday – so write a sonnet mentioning any […]

Flip Sides …

26/04/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Flip Sides’ by Ms Paige Turner Catherine Klyhn (known from now on as Miss Evening Workshop) gathered together a bundle of lovely people for our 20th Creative Ink Evening Workshop last night. We met in the Seasons Café in Amersham. The cost is £18 and I sometimes wonder if the huge attraction is Miss Evening […]

What’s in a Name?

13/04/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

Blog 187 ‘What’s in a Name?’ by Ms Paige Turner Oh, everything. Many, many years ago ‘Woman’s Own’ magazine had a weekly section entitled ‘Call Your Baby This Week …’ and the week I was born suggested – Elaine Janet. My mother was obviously in a state of post-natal originality when she swivelled this suggestion […]

The Antagonist

28/03/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘The Antagonist’ by Ms Paige Turner I know the UK is heading for a Snow Filled Easter and has had a basin of it but Cape Town would welcome a few handfuls. When the North West wind, that harbinger of rain blows through, Cape Townians clap their hands and are happy. Lack of Water was […]

Everyone Deserves a Good Mother by Ms Paige Turner

10/03/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

I had one. My daughter is one. Happy Mothers’ Day

Busy in Bourne End

24/02/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Busy in Bourne End’ by Ms Paige Turner The people in Bourne End are so community minded. There was a great turn out for my perf of ‘Red Lipstick and Revelations’ yesterday at Bourne End library. This was assisted by four former Creative Inkers who have seen the perf before but came to support and […]

Creative Ink for Writers’ Summer and Final Term 2018

11/02/2018 // by Jan Moran Neil

Creative Ink for Writers’ Summer and Final Term at the Fitzwilliams Centre 2018 – Blog 182 by Ms Paige Turner I’m touched that this course was fully subscribed as soon as enrolments opened last week. A number of former Creative Inkers have enrolled and I am sure I will thoroughly enjoy the term’s theme: ‘Beginning […]