Category Archives: Moving House

Review of My (Writing) Year

I originally started this post with: “2012 was rather ‘bitty’ and a not altogether successful year for me, writing-wise,” but then I realised, that I still have over 40,000 words ‘out there’ (that’s 8 stories at various women’s magazines and … Continue reading

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Something’s Cooking….

Ah, it’s a shame. The you-know-what games are over (except for the Paralympic games of course, let’s not forget them). I promise not to mention the ‘O’ word again. But I feel a bit flat! What am I going to … Continue reading

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Choc-Lit Short Story Competition – And Giveaway Winner!

First things first, to announce the winner of my giveaway. 18 kind people put fingers to keyboard and revealed the sources of their writing ideas – and very interesting reading they made too! I didn’t have time to comment on … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee Poetry Competitions – Updated 2nd June 2012

Have you noticed there are suddenly Union Jacks everywhere? The whole country’s going ‘Queen’s Diamond Jubilee crazy’, so I thought it was time I joined in and tracked down a few of the competitions that have sprung up to honour … Continue reading

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Cotswolds Calling

Here I am – at last! Sorry I’ve been away so long but you know what it’s like, when you move house. Chaos. It was pouring with rain on moving day BUT the moment we arrived at our house, the … Continue reading

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All Packed Up…

So, this is it. My last blog post from this house. Tomorrow morning the burly removal men will arrive and whisk us and all our stuff off to rainy Gloucestershire. At least, I hope they’ll be ‘burly’ – these boxes … Continue reading

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Reader’s Digest 100-Word Story Winners

We get the keys to our new house today! Eek – exciting. Good job we’re not actually moving until next week though because it is POURING with rain and has been all morning (and for about the last 4 days). … Continue reading

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