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Free Mentoring Opportunity – c/d 31st October 2019

Hello! It’s the first day of autumn (and, typically, it’s been raining here for most of the day, so it really does feel like the end of summer). It’s also Bruce Springsteen’s 70th birthday! And if that doesn’t make you … Continue reading

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‘Letting Go of Perfect …’

Hello. I’ve been to Scotland since I last wrote (hence the pretty pics), for a flying visit to the OH’s rellies. There was no snow but believe me, it was cold! Talking of snow, the snow that usually appears as … Continue reading

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Mind Your Back!

I’ve never had any problems with my back – lucky me, I know – but a week ago I got up from the PC and must have twisted in a funny way. In just a couple of seconds I ‘did’ … Continue reading

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On The Trail of Maggie O’Farrell

On Friday night my OH decided to make a curry. I ‘live tweeted’ (!) this experience, as from starting to chop the carrots to his weary call of “Dinner’s ready” took 3.5 hours. I kid you not. It’s my own … Continue reading

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My Writing A – Z … V is for VACATION

V is for VACATION Whoops, I’ve been away for a little while! Apologies for the lack of blog posts but I’ve been on my VACATION! I know that’s American but it fits the bill nicely for ‘V’. Last week I … Continue reading

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My Writing A-Z … J is for JEALOUSY

J is for JEALOUSY Someone reads out a piece in your writing class. It’s fantastic – but you can’t bring yourself to say so; you read the winning short story in a competition and dismiss it as ‘rubbish!’ Or an … Continue reading

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Writing Competitions, Results & Stuff

There are lots of writing competitions out there. You know this. You don’t really need me to list them (though Gayle Beveridge has a great list on her blog here) BUT sometimes I like to ‘highlight’ a couple that are … Continue reading

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