Knox Box of Miscellany

Dawn Knox – A rearranger of words into something hopefully meaningful…

7th December 2017
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Battle of Passchendaele 1917

Passchendaele Whisper it. Doesn’t it sound like a gentle breath of wind? But in August 1917 there was nothing gentle about it. Not when shells were dropping into the quagmire, exploding and sending up columns of muddy, bloody water. Not … Continue reading

3rd December 2017
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Bridge House Publishing Book Launch

Bridge House Publishing hosted a book launch of several books, including GLIT-ER-ARY and BEST OF CAFELIT 2016, on Saturday 02 December 2017 in The Princess of Wales pub near Camden, London. A large group of authors gathered and mingled aided … Continue reading

24th November 2017
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Talking Stories on East London Radio

I recently contacted Tony Cranston from Talking Stories on East London Radio. I’d seen an article about him in ‘The Woman Writer’, the Society of Women Writers and Journalists quarterly magazine, asking for people to record their stories or poems … Continue reading

23rd November 2017
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Extraordinary Trailer or Trailer for Extraordinary!

Extraordinary trailer or trailer for Extraordinary! Well, whatever it is, it’s available now on You Tube here. Each slide represents one of the eleven stories in the book. Earthrights For Sale: A rare opportunity to acquire this unique property, located … Continue reading

12th November 2017
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Lest We Forget in 2017

Lest We Forget. How might a soldier have felt knowing that he had exactly one year left to fight in the First World War? Here are some thoughts: One More Year Exactly one more year to go before the madness … Continue reading

31st October 2017
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In Praise of Unity

In Praise of Unity. I’m all in favour of diversity but it seems so sad when differences get in the way of us respecting each other. Here’s something that occurred to me the other day. It’s written in 100 words. … Continue reading

26th October 2017
by Dawnknox
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An Extraordinary Launch

An Extraordinary Launch. So, my third book is out. Years ago, I’d never have suspected that I’d have one book published, so I’m rather chuffed at the moment! EXTRAORDINARY is an anthology of eleven speculative fiction stories – some light … Continue reading

24th September 2017
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You’re Too Late…

You’re too late… Is there anything sadder than hearing that? Perhaps… but it must rate highly for sadness. You’re too late. So final. Too Late ‘You’re too late.’ Is there any sentence sadder than that? ‘You’re too late.’ No appeal. … Continue reading

15th September 2017
by Dawnknox
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The Sons of Three Countries Remembered 2017

The Sons of Three Countries Remembered 2017 Three Men, Three Towns, Three Countries – One Great War. In December 2014, people from Basildon, Essex and its twin towns of Heiligenhaus, Germany and Meaux, France gathered to remember three men – … Continue reading