Category Archives: The Royal Wedding

‘Saying I Will’ – the Story Behind The Story

I’ve got a confession to make, dear Readers: I keep things from you. You see – and I’m sure I’m not alone in this – my story ideas tend to come from things that happen to me. And as many … Continue reading

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Sad & Happy News – and a couple of writing competitions

Ah, David Cassidy (RIP). I loved him. If you were a fan of Jackie magazine, back in the 70s – and I’ve talked about that before here – then you probably had posters of David on your wall. Ooh, that … Continue reading

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(Quick mention of..The Royal Wedding) – And Labradors!

(I couldn’t fail to mention The Royal Wedding in this post, as I’ve been watching it pretty much all day – and it’s all still on the tele’ now. It was fun, wasn’t it?! I quite like the idea of … Continue reading

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Poetry: ‘Divine’ Results & Write A Royal Wedding Sonnet!

The results are out for the Divine Poetry Competition – which I mentioned here back in December. The poems (describing the journey of a cocoa bean), were judged by Meg Rosoff and not only are the winners themselves printed in … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air!

I’m making no excuses for bringing a touch of romance to my blog today! Romance is, after all, the top-selling genre and many other types of books have an element of romance in them somewhere too (what about thrillers like … Continue reading

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