Category Archives: Television

Horsing Around

I have been off gallivanting again since I last wrote (for the last time this summer, honest!) Last weekend we were in Newmarket and while we were there, we had a tour of the National Stud. Among all the beautiful, … Continue reading

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Walking in the Middle of The Road

Does anyone else find themselves leaping off the pavement as people approach TWO ABREAST? As someone pointed out to these joined-at-the-hip types on Twitter yesterday, “when passing someone on a narrow path or pavement, please walk in single file. It … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to You!

Hello! Well, it’s that time of year again and although things are weird out there, I’m NOT going to mention them. Let’s just all stay in a little blogging bubble and pretend all is well with the world, agreed? Have … Continue reading

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Going Up? Elevator Pitches and More Opportunities

LWB Page 100 Competition If you’re super-quick (because this ends on Sunday 4th October), there’s still time to enter the LWB (Louise Walters Books) ‘Page 100’ competition, (£6 entry fee) which asks you to submit page 100 – and only … Continue reading

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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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Tears & Laughter: First Post of the Year

Hello and welcome to the first post of the new decade. We spent New Year in a sweet little cottage in Norfolk and this was Holkham Beach on New Year’s Day. Fabulous. But since then, it’s been back to serious … Continue reading

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Trouble with Laptops & A Writing Retreat Opportunity!

I am feeling all discombobulated because my laptop died today (RIP Bluey). It has been on the cards for a while but the final blow was when it got rained on last night, when water leaked through an open window … Continue reading

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Do Story Titles Matter?

Good evening, Happy Mother’s Day (to ALL the ladies) and hopefully you’ve remembered to put your clocks forward. Remember last time I mentioned ‘750words’? Amazingly, I have completed my 750 words (which only takes me 11 minutes! I am a … Continue reading

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What’s Your Problem?

My problems are (very First World-y – ie: not problems at all): 1. I have failed at NaNoWriMo, due to TMGO (too much going on, including a laptop breakdown!) and I’m thinking that perhaps I will try again in January, … Continue reading

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Time for TV!

Jed Mercurio is certainly the ‘man of the moment’ (and if you don’t know who he is, where’ve you been?!). He’s the writer of Bodyguard – THAT BBC 1 drama (10.4 million people watched the final episode last Sunday!). It’s … Continue reading

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