Monthly Archives: February 2020

In Which I Reflect on Blogging

In October, this blog will be TEN years old. I’m just 2 followers off 1000 and this is my 665th post. Yes, that’s a lot of words and a lot of time and, I must admit, I sometimes wonder why … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere…

A couple of weeks ago I went to an event run by the ‘Society of Authors’. It was a talk by author and Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant Ignaty Dyakov, entitled ‘Health for Authors: A Holistic Approach’ and it looked at strategies … Continue reading

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Grazia and Women’s Prize for Fiction First Chapter Competition

Look what I treated myself to today! When Storm Dennis is raging over the next few days, I will be holed up somewhere cosy, reading this. As I was standing in Asda, holding my copy and getting very excited, a … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done: The Ivy Lee Method

If, like me, you are easily distracted and often get to the end of a day and feel like you’ve achieved NOTHING (or am I alone?), then you might find this useful. I spotted it in the Tesco magazine and … Continue reading

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