Category Archives: Crone Quiz

All because the Lady loves Milk Tray

I’ll admit it: I’m upset. The reason? I have just learned that Cadbury’s chocolate are offering to send a bumper pack of their new Bliss bars to a DC-based blogger who is NOT ME. I learned this while randomly surfing the … Continue reading

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Excuses, excuses.

Ok, I admit it. I tired of the First Annual Itchy Ankle Writing Contest (with entries welcome on and from Washington DC) before I had completely finished the judging process. I therefore managed to miss my own deadline for announcing … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Living Fossil

The First Annual Itchy Ankle Writing Contest is to be judged this evening and I have a full day’s work ahead of me. (Well, I’m actually going sailing–but I’ll get back to it after 8 hours in the sun and a … Continue reading

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Dr Who Would Know

If Dr Who Were not stuck on BBC America He could go back in time And tell us what Washington DC was like Before Christ. He could leave the Tardis Anywhere There were no parking tickets Then. To take part in this writing … Continue reading

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Haiku for the Nation’s Capital

No-one knows what was In Washington D.C. then Only what’s there now. Before the Mall and Long before the Monument Did dinosaurs roam? Up on the Hill were There old and gnarly relics With sad too small brains? In the … Continue reading

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Now We’re Getting Somewhere

Potamac Rockcreek Evening. Huge In Swampy Terrain One Rough-skinned Iguana Crawls.  When Any Small High-strung Insect Nears, Gnarly Tongue Obtrudes Noiselessly. Death. Certain. To write your account of Prehistoric Washington DC, check out the rules here

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Entries are flooding in

  A very mystical entry from a modern day Itchy Ankle resident who may have accidentally eaten an ancient hallucenogenic–hard to say. Tucked away in a circle in my little boat, I had a dream:   Somwhere in the times to … Continue reading

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Look to your Laurels: Doris will be hard to beat

The latest entry from Doris Brazil who hopes to scoop all the awards when the winner of the first annual Itchy Ankle Writing Contest is announced tomorrow evening. While I never heard of a volcano in DC, I have to admit … Continue reading

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Practically Prehistoric in Itchy Ankle

 Some excellent (well, near excellent) entries in the First Annual Itchy Ankle Writing Competition, which closes on Sunday, so get your entries in asap. The rules, such as they are, are below. The only problem I can find with the … Continue reading

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Doris:Fail Grades in Hist and Geog

Ok, I have already admitted I am more comfortable with A.D. than B.C. and that this is going to make judging the first annual Itchy Ankle writing contest very difficult.  I am pretty sure that Doris Brazil will lose points on … Continue reading

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