Where I show you a paragraph and talk about it in whatever way I wish. Today’s paragraph is from What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge. This was one of my favourites when I was young. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve picked it up to just check out ...

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An old column where I take a paragraph and examine it in whatever detail I choose. Today I’m taking two paragraphs because I can. He sighed, and then looked into my eyes, seeming to forget the road completely for a time. Whatever he saw there must have encouraged him. He ...

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Moving on with the article whereby I take a paragraph from a book and examine it in whatever detail works. Fraffly Well Spoken is the follow up book to the ever famous Lets Stalk Strine. If you’ve never heard of Professor Afferbeck Lauder then I suggest you head directly to ...

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An old column where I type out a paragraph from a book and examine it in any way I choose. Today I’m looking at a paragraph from Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell. Taking our, by now almost lethal, Jak fruit, we drove back to the hotel. They ...

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Today I’m bringing back an old column of mine. It’s where I take a paragraph and examine it in whatever detail I wish. Today I’m taking a paragraph from one of my favourite books of all time. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George is a book I ...

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Today Paratalk or torque? is brought to you by Jenny Jones, a writer I’ve known for many years. I was experiencing an ordeal: a hand of fiery iron grasped my vitals. Terrible moment: full of struggle, blackness, burning! Not a human being that ever lived could wish to be loved ...

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Just for a change in pace I’m looking at a paragraph from a brand new book. The publishing date was yesterday and I’ve not read it. From this paragraph it looks to be very emotional…but I’m getting ahead of myself. It’s from Iron Will in the Shifting Tides series by ...

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My new column, with a title that somehow makes sense. From now on until I stop I will be examining a paragraph in whatever detail I choose. This is also a good time for guests to pop in and do their own paragraph. Today’s paragraph is from a book I ...

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My new column, with a title that somehow makes sense. From now on until I stop I will be examining a paragraph in whatever detail I choose. This is also a good time for guests to pop in and do their own paragraph. Today’s paragraph comes from a play. It’s ...

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My new column, with a title that somehow makes sense. From now on until I stop I will be examining a paragraph in whatever detail I choose. This is also a good time for guests to pop in and do their own paragraph. Today I’m looking at a paragraph from ...

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My new column, with a title that somehow makes sense. From now on until I stop I will be examining a paragraph in whatever detail I choose. This is also a good time for guests to pop in and do their own paragraph. Today I’m looking at a paragraph from ...

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My new column, with a title that somehow makes sense. From now on until I stop I will be examining a paragraph in whatever detail I choose. This is also a good time for guests to pop in and do their own paragraph. Today’s paragraph is coming from a location ...

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