Blue for a boy, pink for a girl

At the top of the page you should be able to see Exhibit A. May I present gender-specific Boots Advantage Card coupons. Forgive me if this is old news to you, but I don't think Mr Bitsa and I had ever opened the coupons at the same time. Certainly I hadn't noticed this before. I …

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Goodbye 2014, hello 2015

You can blame WordPress for this post. I wasn't going to do a 'year in review' post and then I opened WordPress's infographic of visits, views, and posts for this blog and, well, I thought it would be rude not to. The WordPress review reminded me that this blog only began in July, which seems …

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Overcoming writer’s block: A Stitch In Time

It was day 3 of Ether's Flash Fortnight, and the theme was Celebration. I was completely stuck, and I didn't know why. I wanted to write about a wedding, but how, without straying into Four Weddings? Various scenarios chased each other through my head. Either I didn't like them, or I didn't think I could get …

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