Monthly Archives: May 2020

Happy to be Home Alone

Ah… peace! But it nearly didn’t happen… My OH was due to play golf today at a faraway club (he’s allowed now!) which would mean he’d be out from midday until about 8pm tonight. And it would be ‘safe’ because … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Suspense Author: Guest Post – Wendy Clarke

Today I’m delighted to welcome my virtual friend Wendy Clarke to the blog! Although we’ve never actually met ‘in the flesh’ (!), I feel that I know Wendy, having followed her excellent blog and her writing journey over the past … Continue reading

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The Pomodoro Technique & Other Good Things

Have you heard of the ‘Pomodoro Technique’? I’m sure many of you have. It’s a very simple time management technique, to help reduce procrastination, which basically involves working in bursts of 25 minutes and then having a short break (and … Continue reading

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Lucky Me – A Story Published

I have a story in this week’s People’s Friend magazine, ‘A Lucky Man’. I tell you this just to reassure you that I do sometimes actually put pen to paper and write! My hero Nick is a biker and a … Continue reading

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We Have Visitors….

As I write, Him Indoors is actually outdoors… sitting in his car on the drive. I know! WHAT is he doing? Have I finally driven him to distraction with my non-stop singing of ‘The Baked Potato’ song? Has he locked … Continue reading

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