Monthly Archives: July 2016

Awkward Moments (200 years apart)

I am recovering from my visit to Fishguard! Writers Holiday is fabulous but it’s a pretty ‘full on’ five days and the first thing I did when got home was…. go to sleep for two hours! Tee hee. I can’t … Continue reading

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Winner of The Random Word Writing Competition

Right, as promised, here are the final results of my little ‘random word’ competition (I’m going to have to think of a new format for the next one, aren’t I?). The shortlist of 5 stories was very kindly judged by … Continue reading

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‘Skyscraper’ Random Word Competition – Shortlist

I bet you thought I’d forgotten, didn’t you? Well, it’s 11pm-ish so it is, strictly speaking, still Friday. Sorry, did mean to do this earlier but I got caught up with other stuff. Anyway, here is the shortlist of 5 … Continue reading

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Putting On The Ritz!

We were in London last weekend for birthday celebrations! (his). We had dinner at The Ritz and afternoon tea at The Dukes Hotel in Mayfair. Get me! Yes, we were living the high life (although we did balance it out … Continue reading

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The Devil’s In the Detail

I go to a poetry group that meets once a month. I don’t make it to every meeting but I try to go as often as I can because it’s good for me to mix with some excellent poets. Their … Continue reading

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Festival Frenzy & A Bubble Burst!

This time last week, as you may remember, I was panicking about getting ready for the Evesham Festival of Words Book Quiz, which my friend Chris and I were running. It was not without its heart-stopping moments in the run-up. … Continue reading

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