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The Adventures of Mister Wicked: The mysterious affair of the dog who woofed in the night

’Twas the night after Boxing Day, and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Or so the humans, blissfully asleep, would have thought, if they had been awake to think. Someone, however, could not … Continue reading

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Mister Wicked and the Nor’Easter

It snowed and it snowed and it snowed, and the wind blew and blew and blew. After the blizzard, though, it was clear and cold and sunny, and Mister Wicked and KV went outside to dig. Mister Wicked liked to … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Mr Wicked: Rocket Dog and Fox

See the happy Wicked Dog, sleeping nicely in the tent. See the happy writer, whose sleep-deprived mind has kicked into high gear at last after a mostly-wasted day, sitting in the tent, writing, writing, writing. See the happy fox, trotting … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Mr Wicked: Mr Wicked and the Groundhog

“There is a groundhog in the car,” said Mr Wicked. [With apologies to Mo Willems, whom Number Two Nephew loves because he can read Elephant and Piggie all by himself.] “What?” said the humans. They looked at the car. “What … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Desk #16: Dangerous to write and cook

The thing about writing is that when it is going well, one doesn’t want to do anything else. Supper? I can take it or leave it, I’m certainly not going to make it. Fortunately last week, planning ahead for a … Continue reading

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