Monthly Archives: January 2019

Flu’ & Free Writing Competitions

Aagh, we have been a poorly household this week. To give you an idea of the strength of the illness… it’s been FOUR Harry Potter films’ worth (four still left to watch). Now, we just feel like we’ve got bad … Continue reading

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Michelle & The ‘Meet Cute’: Ideas for Characters’ First Meetings

I have almost finished reading Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming and I’m enjoying it but I must admit, I got frustrated with the first few chapters, about her working-class-but-loving-childhood and hard-working adolescence and getting to Princeton – all very worthy and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! And a (quick) review of 2018

Happy New Year to you – albeit a bit late, as it’s now 11th January! It’s been a busy time. We went up to the fabulous Lake District (Haweswater, to be exact) for New Year, which was Bonnie the dog’s … Continue reading

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