Category Archives: Blogging

What The ?$*@? Swearing in Writing

I went with my mum to see the new Bridget Jones film last week. On the train, on the way to meet her in Birmingham, I got a text “I am in the OCEAN”. She meant, of course, that she … Continue reading

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The People’s Friend Workshop in Bristol – 7th Sept 2016

I was going to start this post by saying ‘Sorry I’ve been away for longer than normal but I’ve been busy…’ but I listened to an interesting piece on Radio 4 today about how ‘being busy’ has become a badge … Continue reading

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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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My Mini ‘Writer’s Retreat’

I’ve got some ‘me time’ at the moment as my other half is away playing golf, so I’m trying to turn this week into a bit of a ‘writer’s retreat’. (Stop laughing at the back). And no, it’s not taking … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

I’ve always loved comics and magazines. Ever since my nana used to post Twinkle and Teddy Bear to me every week (bless). I’m not sure if I loved the comics because I loved reading or whether I loved reading (and … Continue reading

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Another 1st January Blog Post…

Is anyone else confused? It feels like Sunday to me today but I’m reliably informed that it’s actually Friday. We’ve still got a whole weekend ahead of us! Weird! (But good, at the same time). There must be a name … Continue reading

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My Writing A – Z

Sometimes, I admit it, I’m stuck for things to write about on this blog. I know, it’s unbelievable but after 457 posts and four and a half years, it gets harder…. But today, a lightbulb moment! I’ve seen other bloggers … Continue reading

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