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Be inspired to punctuate properly

There have been quite a few posts on Facebook today about apostrophes, the shortage of them or the incorrect addition of them. It seems people really struggle with this humble […]

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Be inspired…to read

It’s summer. I’ve just finished writing and my book is with the publisher. Phew. So now, I can read. Reading is an absolute joy. Here are a few books I’ve […]

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Are you curious about what your DNA will tell you?

By Helen Shingler:   If you start to dig deep into your ancestry, it kind of follows that you will begin to wonder about your origins!  You may think you […]

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Who do you think you are? Try genealogy…

By Helen Shingler: Last week saw the return of the very popular BBC television series ‘Who do you think you are’ (Weds, 9pm).  It kicked off with Michelle Keegan (no pun […]

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Can you inspire others? Volunteer writers/reporters wanted.

I’d love to get a team of people together to write for Bude & Beyond. To that end, I’d like to organise some free training if anyone is interested. Please […]

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Be Inspired to read a good book…

Article originally from Dawn’s blog. My middle daughter recommended this prize-winning debut novel, as did a member of my writing group. I managed to get through it within days (it […]

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Be inspired to take a course…

It’s that time of year when sometimes you just want to curl up at home, or you want to be out but feel a need to learn something, DO something. […]

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Be inspired…to write a letter…

I’m always thrilled when I receive a letter.  You know the kind of thing, a handwritten, thoughtful, chatty one from a friend, which gives you a real flavour of what […]

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Be inspired to…read!

I don’t read. How often have you heard people say that? Or even: I don’t have time to read? Bah! I strongly suspect that people who dislike reading largely struggle with it. […]

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Autumn by Bude U3A

This was written for the U3A cookbook. Thanks to Lucille Opie for sending it in to inspire and cheer others…

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