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SYMBOL DICTIONARY: INTRODUCTION
“This little notebook contains my Symbol Dictionary. It came about from an exercise that Emma ...”
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WATER SAVINGS UPDATE
“I just received my water and electricity bill and was pleasantly surprised - a full ...”
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FROG'S EULOGY
“She survived the dwindling pool of tadpoles competing for food. She emerged from the muddy water, ...”
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THE TINY FROG
“There was a single rain shower at the very beginning of the season. The frogs ...”
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THE POND
“The tar road gives way to dirt. A kestrel sits on a broken telephone wire, puffed ...”
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NaNoDaBlUpMo SUCCESS
“Hello! So this is the final day of NaNoDaBlUpMo! 30 days of blog updates! Did I ...”
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COLLECTING HAIL
“"Girls, I need to tell you something." Heather interrupted her daughters' play. Upon hearing the ...”
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WATER SAVINGS UPDATE
“Everyone's watching the skies: is it going to rain? And it did! Yay! It also hailed ...”
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WATER WISE
“In the grip of the worst drought South Africa has seen in 23 years, we ...”
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RAIN
“We could hardly believe our eyes: the clouds that had been gathering the whole of ...”
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THE MUSE DISAPPEARS
“So, I'm sitting down. I'm throwing words at a page. They are not forming sentences. I'm ...”
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THE MUSE SHOWS UP
“For a very long time I've had no pictures in my head. No stories to ...”
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STORIES
“When Creative Fisheries was first launched, Thursdays were Drabbles days. I would write a story ...”
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WHY?
“There's a draft post saved about how, when one sits down to throw words or ...”
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GLOBAL BROILING
“It's time for a new name.  Because this spring has not been warm. The winter was ...”
THE CASE FOR GENDERED TOILETS
“I used to believe that the unisex toilets one sees on TV shows is a ...”
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PROCRASTINATING 
“Why is it that I always imagine that I'll want to perform a heinous task ...”
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DONE
“Following through on a project is a real challenge for me. Ideas and plans, not ...”
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NaNoDaBlUpMo
“Good luck, the brave and dedicated souls who are going to be putting pen to ...”
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ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SMARTPHONES 
“For a long time, I refused to get a smartphone. But I caved. This post ...”
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PHP SERIOUSLY
“Last week there were a number of Wordpress updates screaming for attention in the Wordpress ...”
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WRINKLES
“With slow, deliberate strokes he follows the lines in my face with his fingers. “You are ...”
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A QUICK HISTORY
“In 2008, a good friend built a website for us. At the time, he ...”
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INSPIRED
“The out-of-the-box beautiful textile designer Kaffe Fassett wrote in one of his books that he goes to ...”
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ON BEING SUBMERGED BY PROCESS
“"There is a difference," Gillian says, "between drawing and making a drawing." "The process, my love," says ...”
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ON THE DANGERS OF EXPERIMENTING WITH DISTILLED HYDRA
“or The Mismatched Eyes For M&M West of the goldmines, north of the yellow mine dumps, east of ...”
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HONEYMOON
“He watches his bride as her calf-length skirt billows in the wind, catching against her ...”
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LET'S FOCUS FOR A MOMENT ON WHAT I CAN DO
“If there is one thing I know how to do, and know how to do ...”
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RIETVLEI NATURE RESERVE
“From the Rietvlei Nature Reserve: Hello Almal We have created an online petition for Rietvlei .-please go ...”
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PANDA PELOTON
“Dear WWF Friends, This is reminder to all the cycling enthusiasts among you! If you have ...”
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I'VE STARTED GOING TO ART CLASSES AGAIN
“All the signs were against me going: Finances, time, family commitments, plus I had already ...”
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WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO WITH YOUR ART?
“"I don't know." I don't know. I have a secret longing: to have work exhibited in Fried ...”
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VISUAL DIARY
“Click here and Go look at this website now. What a beautiful art journal! I was ...”
THANK YOU
“The thing I love most about my new art teacher is the way she loves drawing ...”
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT
“I'll be honest. I don't always read all the posts on ComixTribe. "Why not? There's a ...”
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NOTICE ANY CHANGES?
“Dudes. I've been so freakin' frustrated. On the latest Esmerelda page, there was a thingie that ...”
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ESMERELDA - 083
“From the EWT newsletter: Hello EWT supporters I am almost too nervous to write about rhino in this ...”
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MISCONNECTIONS
“"What?" "Hello?" "Hi! Sorry I missed that last thing you said." "I wanted to know when..." Silence. She clicks the ...”
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DOMESTIC MIRACLE
“"Sweetheart, won't you help me with this?" "What are the implications if I don't?" he mumbled. ...”
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CALENDAR
“The most popular religion in the world today is BELIEF IN THE CALENDAR. We are slaves to ...”
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'N MIDDAG IN COLESBERG
“Hulle roep vir mekaar: Russiese valkies wat die koue ontsnap. Vir hulle is Colesberg nie ...”
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COMPARING
“Go read this. I look at these webcomic pages. I'm happy with the colours. With the shadows. ...”
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I THOUGHT "WHAT THE HECK" AND JOINED THE WRITER'S MANIFESTO STREET TEAM
“And the first thing to do as a member of the street team is to ...”
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ON MONETIZING CREATIVE FISHERIES
“First of all, go read this Okay so now you know what it takes to make ...”
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HIDING FROM THE MOTHER
“"Judy! Judy, where are you?" The little girl pulled her limbs in closer. She didn't ...”
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ARTIST'S WAY
“I started working through "The Artist's Way" on Sunday. In the beginning of the book ...”
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GERBERAS
“Vanessa was livid. After a day facing angry project managers, she wanted to relax in ...”
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A SHOCKING ANNOUNCEMENT
“Hi guys So let me just spit this out: I've decided to put Uniting a Kingdom ...”
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I'VE GOT FIGURE DRAWING CLASS TONIGHT
“And I'm super excited about it. I've been wanting to do figure drawing classes for ...”
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SOLITARY HOUSECAT
“The housecat was home all alone - again. After his morning nap he took a ...”
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THE CHICKEN
“Based on a true story She was more than half my size: a red hen, best ...”
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CREATIVE BLOCK
“I did this portrait of Billy a while ago and you should all go check ...”
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BECAUSE UPDATES ON THIS HERE SITE IS SLOW
“I recommend you head on over to this site to read this story. This is the ...”
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IF ONLY
“She stares out of the window. The view from the lab makes the debugging exercise ...”
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THE GREEN HYPOTHESIS
“"I want to teach you how to think," Professor Smith told his blank-faced students. Pens ...”
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UNBEARABLE LOVE
“"Julia!" I turn around at the sound of my name. It is Peter. My heart skips ...”
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WHY, HELLO THERE
“I've been implementing some changes in my life. It involves sleeping more. Eight hours a night? I've ...”
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A TALE OF IMPOSSIBLE LOVE
“We met at dusk. I looked across as you yawned, your big eyes closed and ...”
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MEMORY
“"Who are you?" There was an old woman in his apartment. He assumed it was ...”
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DREADED LOCKS
“The myths did not name us. It does not matter. It is better this way. ...”
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SO I JOINED A CLUB
“Time will only tell whether it is a good idea or not. But let's suspend judgement ...”
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SOCCER
“Oi, that was a million miles offside! Oh, hi. Sorry for not having an update ready ...”
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ARE THEY ALL... DEAD?
“I considered putting this line into yesterday's page. I hope everyone can see that there ...”
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LADUMA
“Well, I have to admit I was sceptical about Bafana Bafana and their soccer skillz. ...”
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DRUKKERSDUIWEL*
“*Roughly translated as: the devil in the printing press. Maybe there's a term for that ...”
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CONNECTIONS
“I don't recognise her at first. She has grown round, not just in her life-carrying ...”
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ON BUTTERFLIES
“I read somewhere once that butterflies need sunshine in order to fly - something about ...”
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THE SELKIE
“Patrick could not believe his own eyes: the swimming girl was stark naked. Her intrusion ...”
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ON THURSDAY'S DRABBLE
“Blag - 042 (I'm talking about this one, by the way). I know some of you (well, ...”
LADY LOVER
“(She who transcends) I am giddy with the possibilities: taffeta in all the colours I can ...”
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LADY STILLNESS
“(She of the Hearth) I watch the incense smoke. When I hold my breath, the smoke ...”
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DID YOU KNOW
“... that a fish is symbolic for sexual happiness, fecundity, faithfulness, a gathering of Christians ...”
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LADY CHILD
“(She who Dances) Butterflies gather by the babbling brook. Budding flowers wait with patience, awakened from ...”
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FISHING
“So maybe you've landed on this website from some Search Engine or another. You wanted to ...”
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BUFFER
“My comic buffer is running low. When I look at the calender I realise that ...”
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WELCOME
“Welcome to Creative Fisheries! What what? Basically, this is the site where the team of Billy and ...”