Conversations with Wonka - part one

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Conversations with Wonka - part one

Wonka, or Willie Wonka to be formal, is a self professed adviser to humans and is a cat. His knowledge is spot on, current and of course very funny. His main sport is chasing the other cat and telling his owner what to do. His wisdom appears quite rightly in a series of short stories, and this is his first tale.Read and learn from Wonka, chief adviser to his owner often displaying advanced counselling techniques and talking down from panic attacks. it's all in his every day routine when not sleeping as cats are want to do, and when human owner is in need of sage and sensible instructions. Wonka has coping strategies that work, especially for women caught up with needy clients and bully boy employers.Read how his no nonsense approach enlightens and moves his Owner on......
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    Wonka Presents! 'The Story of Diva' - Part one

      Madeleine Masterson
Wonka Presents! 'The Story of Diva'  - Part one

Bad fairy crouched in the chest. Able to squeeze and squash into places rather like a mouse, she nestled there now; her purpose fulfilled as it was to read the Spell locked in there, and cast by good fairy for a puppy called Diva. The Spell unfolds, and through Diva we encounter the mortal world of beings and the clash of good and bad immortalised in the ancient kingdom of Fairy. It’s magic! xWonka presents this story with a special forward and invites you to partake! It is from long ago, when you were just a speck of stardust in the vast night sky and there was still an ancient kingdom of Fairy; from here, good fairy is to cast the Spell for Diva, a puppy in need of a loving home, but in doing so attracts the likes of bad fairy, a trouble maker for all immortality! The battle to reign supreme and keep Diva on track is a tale of mischief and magic for us mortals, and is set in the City of Glasgow, where Diva is born, and will be loved by Em . Follow the fortunes of Diva, as the fairies good and bad battle over her spell, woven specially and kept in a locked chest. It’s magic!
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    Conversations with Wonka - Part five

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Conversations with Wonka - Part five

Hurrah! It is time for more Wonka, and the way of the Life Plan; even better now that Owner has found some new bedtime reading with a finger on the pulse of the universe - between this and Jung who is still hanging round the kitchen, can Wonka’s firm advice (dinner lady? You!) hold sway? Well do read the very latest to find out, stick the kettle on, feet up and enjoy. With our love of course.xWe proudly present the very latest in the lives of Owner and her forgiving life plan, with plenty of ready advice from Wonka who can discern sense from nonsense in seconds; but how to persuade Owner? She is busy sorting sheds, cooking up a storm and all with the blessing of her new find, a book to reveal the very secrets of the Universe. All the ancient wisdom, all of Jung’s deep thinking brought together in a small paperback by the bed. Will anyone survive Owner’s fighting spirit? Ah, but it is a happy spirit, and bound to make you smile. So read on, and like Wonka, find a warm place in the sun. With big love x
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    Wonka Presents! Duffel and The Inheritance

      Madeleine Masterson / Actions & Adventure
Wonka Presents!  Duffel and The Inheritance

The third Duffel adventure for all to enjoy is here! Follow Duffel and Sam as they set off to find a missing Will, left behind in the most famous museum in France, The Louvre! Without his inheritance, Dorothy’s cousin will lose everything, and his precious animal sanctuary must close. Can Duffel save the day and fit in a bit of sightseeing? Enjoy the magic, the tricks and a little mouse Milo.XAt last! Another adventure for Duffel and Sam, this time in the heart of Paris. Duffel is set down close to The Louvre on his latest mission to find and bring back a missing Will. It contains an important inheritance and must be found quickly. ‘Don’t muck it up Duffel!’ instructs Mr Watkins back on Level Two – but can Duffel avoid looking suspicious in the most famous museum in France? And can he stay on track? Maybe he has a trick or two up his sleeve, and in his pocket! Imagine the fun to be had with a magic coat and you will love the latest Duffel; he even meets up with an unlikely friend, called Milo, who with Sam's help will save the day. Do enjoy the latest Wonka Presents! with much love from us X (PS if you like this story, do read the first Duffel, Wonka's Easter Story, and Duffel Again from Easter 2015.x)
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    Wonka again and Baba too

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka again and Baba too

Wonka is back! and so is his new pal Baba, now on the inside of the good back door. Owner continues her struggles with Wonka always ready to spur on. Not one to tolerate failure, he recommends squaring up to each new and ghastly situation with fortitude! yes a cat for all seasons, so read on and relax with Wonka.Wonka again and Baba too will bring you further along with the adventures of their Owner, soldiering on with a poor year of it. Only Wonka knows what's best and encouraged by him to face up to it all, surely she can cope? The philosophers as usual hover in the background with their sage advice, even Nietzsche finds a voice. But it is Wonka who heads up the support network, with Baba as a rather simple reserve.This is the fourth in the series and Wonka as ever, reigns supreme, scoffing at those who give in and give up. Just get on with it!
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    Wonka Presents! A Story for New Year's Eve

      Madeleine Masterson / Horror
Wonka Presents!  A Story for New Year's Eve

Wonka presents our very last surprise tale of the year, The Crossing Time, lying forgotten in a drawer. We must tell it, said Owner and who better to see in the New Year whilst the old one goes over, than Wonka telling this haunting tale. Meet Alice Snood and her cold ways, and the shadows that stay with her. Set in the old town of Hull, once again on this final eve, draw up a chair and enjoy!xWonka has one last surprise for the end of the year! He is to present a story for New Year’s Eve, a story that Owner had forgotten, lying in a drawer untold. It is a haunting tale for one night only, but is warmed up by what Wonka calls the soppy bits! All about Ms Alice Snood, a cold hearted woman alone in her smart town house, expecting no one on this eve. It is set in the city of Hull, where Owner once lived and like the Halloween story, sees us in the old town again. Dare to read it! And enjoy our last tale of the year, The Crossing Time.x
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    Wonka Presents! The Story of Diva - Part Three & The final instalment

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka Presents! The Story of Diva -  Part Three & The final instalment

Ah Diva, caught up between two fairies in this world instead of their own Fairy Kingdom, and herself pulling Gordon along to Kelvin grove Park; Em is dithering about Glasgow and Gordon, whilst back in Hull, Kimmy dog, faithful to her collie core is advising Em’s dear mum, Ma. Dangerous trickery and fairy magic are in store, so do read the last part of the story and follow Diva! with love from us x‘Bad fairy was bored now. Bored with riding like a queen under Diva’s tail, and bored with pretending to be Good fairy. This could only mean one thing. Trouble. For if she was fed up with a life of luxury and fun, she would go to all sorts of lengths to amuse herself. At Diva’s expense of course, and probably Em and Gordon; and now there was Em’s Mother.’ Here we go for the final instalment of Diva! Our puppy is heading for more adventures and Good fairy has her magic cut out. Hold on, like Gordon does to Diva’s lead and follow…..
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    Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part Two

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part Two

At last it's Part Two of Three! And more magic awaits in the continuing story of Joe's Christmas. In this second instalment we find out what happens next when the Christmas Wish List is seen by the Manager of the marvellous Returns Dept. From the snowstorm in our world to the magic of another, journey through the night with Neddy and little Joe and meet up with the Old Administrator once more...Wonka and Owner bring you this special Christmas gift, Part Two (of Three) ‘Joe's Christmas’ (fully illustrated). The tale continues as Joe’s Mum wonders how to make it a special Christmas, and with a little bit of magic and falling stars the Manager of the Returns Dept steps in. But even the best magic can run up against it. Is there time to process the wishes? Read on and have a little bit more of that special Christmas Sparkle, with lots of love from Wonka and Owner x
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    Wonka's Easter Story

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka's Easter Story

Wonka is such a performer, here he is again to present your Easter Story, which is all about Duffel and Sam. Easter is such a time of breaking down and starting back up again, Owner wanted a story to put things right, full of fun, rescued animals and magic powers. Duffel to the rescue then! With Wonka's approval what more can we ask? He has even let Owner's illustrations stay in....At last it is Easter and time for another story from Wonka. Fresh from the success of his Christmas tale, Owner has thoughtfully given up one of her stories for him to tell. Taking an Easter break from all that life coaching and doing, Owner can sit back and relax whilst Wonka presents Duffel and Sam! Of course Wonka has given it the once over and said it is good to go. Duffel is a young man with magic powers and is sent to rescue Sam, a cross collie lab left behind here on earth and pining for home. Based on stories told by Owner's Dad when she was a child, Wonka thinks she is onto a winner. He has even let Owner illustrate it, and includes her work in progress! So with Wonka presenting how can it fail! So put down your Easter eggs and hot cross buns for a minute, sit back and listen with Wonka.
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    Just Wonka

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Just Wonka

Once more we join Wonka, the ninth in the series, and thanks to him Owner has pressed on with her goals, all set out in that Life Plan. Hurtling towards them with Wonka's fair but firm advice, surely all is going well? Even Shakespeare could have turned this tragedy into a comic turn, but what of Wonka, all alone now and without beloved Baba not to mention Golly? Join in the fun and find out!Just Wonka finds us in early Summer 2013 and Owner is making all those steps forward that the Life Plan envisaged! She is tackling the drama of her life with Wonka urging her on, and surely the Bard Shakespeare would have turned it all into a play, invented new words, plucking a story from her jumbled up hopes and dreams ..a tragedy or comedy perhaps, whittling it all down to the fates...but hang on, Wonka is now without beloved Baba not to mention Golly, and may need a companion. But will he? It is a full time job advising Owner and goodness knows who is lurking out back. What with checking on Owner's state of mind and the dreaded finances, Wonka is pretty busy and could a holiday be on the cards........ take some time out with the ninth Wonka, and you too could be heading for the funny side of it...
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    Conversations with Wonka - Part Seven

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Conversations with Wonka - Part Seven

The word up is that Owner has a new role to fulfil, and two new helpers talking her through it. Percy and George have their work cut out and Owner's summer reunion with the fab three proves tricky. Losing friends or making them, Wonka is keen to remain chief adviser. Follow her latest demise and spiralling fortunes! With love XIn time for the back end of the year, and the march towards that season of goodwill, we bring you part seven in the conversations series. Owner has reinvented herself as an invigilator and has two new advisors, Percy and George, with the imaginary Jung chipping away at his rocks elsewhere. Wonka is also chipping in, with his usual cutthroat straight from the hip advice. Just get on with it! A summer holiday with old friends is squashed into Owner's busy life - ah! What could go wrong?! Do enjoy the latest story, brought to you as ever with big love X
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    Conversations with Wonka - Part Six

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Conversations with Wonka - Part Six

Another conversations just in time for Christmas, and bringing you up to date with Tinkers, the Boolleys and the lowly shed. Has Wonka been phrophetic? Can he see into the future or is it all a funny dream? Owner has to make some heart-wrenching decisions and Wonka removes himself to the Narnia Cupboard. Will it resolve, become worse or……do read it and find out with big Christmas Love & peace XMerry Christmas folks and our gift to you is another in the conversations series, with Wonka on the back paw! All to do with Tinkers and the Boolleys who take over the house and Owner’s heart into the bargain. With Wonka taking to a shelf in the Narnia cupboard, and Jung busy with his sculpture who is left to advise?? Will Owner get festive in time for the season, and what will become of those adorable Boolleys? Take some time out, follow the adventures of Wonka and have yourselves a very merry Christmas. With love and peace, always X
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    Wonka Presents! Another Story for the New Year

      Madeleine Masterson / Actions & Adventure / Thrillers & Crime
Wonka Presents! Another Story for the New Year

Specially for the New Year, another tale to follow on from the story for New Year’s Eve 2014, and begun in Spooky Tale. It is the third and final part of the story of Alice Snood, her sister Elizabeth and good friends Jean and Father Merry. Is it as spooky as spooky can be? Yes! So cuddle up to the nearest cushion and enjoy what happens when the wind gets up and the weather turns. Happy New Year XAha! Finally, in the grand tradition of story-telling, we bring you what happened next in the story of Alice Snood and her neighbourhood, including Father Merry and Jean; We last met them in Wonka’s story for New Year’s Eve and they are still hot on the trail of the mysterious town house and looking for explanations. As the wind gets up, blowing down the old cobbled streets, whipping up the dead leaves and causing a stir, snuggle down and treat yourselves to another of Wonka’s special stories for big children and small adults! And if you like this one, then do read Wonka’s Spooky Tale which is how it all began. Big Love and Happy New Year from me and Wonka X
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    Wonka's Christmas Story

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka's Christmas Story

Wonka is proud to present his very own tale, a Christmas Caterol for all to enjoy at this special time of year. It does of course feature his Owner, who is slowly warming up to the season of goodwill, and it will also wave a paw in the direction of that most famous of Christmas tales, by Mr Dickens. So it's a Merry Christmas from Wonka, with Owner not far behind..The sixth Wonka story is of course a Christmas story as told by Wonka, with Owner for once listening along.. underlined as ever by the voice of reason, this gentle Caterol introduces us to a cat called Sheba, a ghostly shadow by the poor back door and other Christmas Eve happenings! As a special treat there is a small paw waved at Owner's hero Mr Dickens, who brought us the best Christmas story of all. Wonka can only do his poor best, and hopes you will as ever, keep up with Wonka! Thanks to Wonka, Owner can sit back, enjoy the story and forget her troubles. Do join in! Merry Christmas one and all.
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    Wonka Presents! 'The Story of Diva' - Part two

      Madeleine Masterson / Humor
Wonka Presents! 'The Story of Diva' - Part two

Between our world and the ancient kingdom of Fairy are the places to pass through: 'Bad fairy waited at this hole, excited by the Spell she had read and understood, and frankly in very high spirits. Her short dark hair bobbed up and down as she hovered and moved quickly round the hole, all the time calling Diva’s name. But calling it in Good fairy’s voice.' Join Diva for Part two, it's magic!Part two of this magical story is here! Read on, and follow the adventures of Diva - It is from long ago, when you were just a speck of stardust in the vast night sky and there was still an ancient kingdom of Fairy; from here, Good fairy is to cast the Spell for Diva, a puppy in need of a loving home, but in doing so attracts the likes of Bad fairy, a trouble maker for all immortality! The battle to reign supreme and keep Diva on track is a tale of mischief and magic for us mortals, and is set in the City of Glasgow, where Diva is born, and will be loved by Em . Do enjoy the second part of Diva's story, as the fairies good and bad battle over her spell, woven specially and kept in a locked chest. It’s magic!
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