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The Savvy Child Within You - Become successful in your life and business using the forgotten childhood wisdom. Why is that when we enter the world of business we lose the inner wisdom of the child within us. The laughter, curiosity, honesty and the willingness to play together. Learn how to find that child and continue always to seek its wisdom and truth so that you can bring the inner child qualities into your personal life and business world.

Into Me I See
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A new poetry book composed by Mel Clifford & Emily Elzbeth.
Discover rarely seen inner worlds within this little treasure of poetry and photography. Each selection is vulnerably presented in its raw state freshly drawn from the soul of each author.

Changing the Way I Am
Second book of poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors. Poems written from four generations of family poets. Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins – The True Story of King Henry VIII
The second book in the series of The Adventures of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention, 'the Higulator'. Have the Craic when Doc meets King Henry VIII with the Manager and sets up the plan for getting his new wife.

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The Adventures of Doc Higgins
The tale of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention. How does the famous Doc plan to bring Alistair back from 1965 to his Nora?

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Poetry Just for You
Selection of Poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors.

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The Shrinky Family – Chapter 3

Journey to the Edge of the Earth:

The Shrinky family found themselves at the precipice of a new adventure, a holiday that promised to take them to a place as remarkable as it was mysterious – the edge of the earth. With enthusiasm bubbling over, the children dashed around the house, their joyful chorus of “We’re going on holidays!” echoing through the rooms. Even Gallop, Yew, and Hoppy couldn’t help but be swept up in the infectious excitement, their eyes twinkling as they watched the commotion.

Curiosity got the best of Gallop as he called out to Eeny, Meeny, Miny and Moe, “What’s all the ruckus about?” The four children skidded to a halt, their faces lighting up like lanterns. “We’re going on holidays to the edge of the earth,” they exclaimed. Yew chimed in, “Are we all going too?” The abrupt silence that followed was as telling as a full-blown conversation. The children exchanged puzzled glances and then turned to their parents to seek clarity.

Bounding back into the house, they bombarded Mr. and Mrs. Shrinky with a crucial question: “Are we taking Gallop, Yew, and Hoppy with us on holidays?” The parents shared amused looks before confirming that, indeed, their trusty animal companions would be joining them on this extraordinary journey.

With Mr. and Mrs. Shrinky steering the way, the family launched into full-fledged planning mode. Their destination might be uncertain, but their determination to embark on this adventure was unshakable. Discussions filled with optimism and a dash of bewildered excitement played out in the Shrinky home.

The packing list became a blend of practicality and speculation, as they prepared for a gamut of weather conditions – from sudden storms to blazing suns and frosty winds. It was as if they were packing for a multitude of journeys, each path equally likely as the next.

Safety emerged as a central concern, particularly as the journey’s path was largely unknown. Imaginative discussions on potential encounters with peculiar creatures sparked the family’s collective imagination. Ideas for defense, communication, and creature interaction were tossed around, with even Gallop, Yew, and Hoppy lending their insights in their own unique ways.

As bags were filled with essentials, and plans were outlined with both precision and whimsy, the Shrinky family found themselves on the brink of something extraordinary. The edge of the earth awaited, promising an adventure that would be as surprising as it was unforgettable.

To be continued…

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