Tag Archives: random

Burning Down the House 30/1

The house is burning down. All humans and animals are safe. What would I take? 5 items. My laptop. It has the latest draft of the  work in progress, odds and sods for books as yet unwritten, and drafts of the others in their just before publication state.  Why? I’m with Gwendolyn from The Importance […]

The haitus

Work got in the way of life this week, hence no blogging.  The difficult thing was that  as work got more convoluted and the hours longer, I wanted so much to zone out and write. I even got as far as taking the trusty laptop to school and organising the assessments so the children wrote […]

Aug 05

Holiday: 8 – 14

I should have known posting every day would be too much to keep up, especially with a week of moving items out of two stores in Southend into the new store in Cambs, ready for the day (week, month, year) the boat is ready.  We hired a crafter van – from a well known rather […]

The Taking Part

Some days it’s not the selling of books that counts, but the turning  up and people seeing the covers and asking questions. Well that’s what I have to tell myself. The Facebook page got more views. Someone asked me if I was on kindle, and took a card. I think I shall claim that as […]

Feb 15

February Blogging Challenge: Modern Fairy Tales

This month’s challenge stumped me. I’m not one for fairy tales. Indeed when it comes to the faerie folk, I’m with Captain Hook. They’re not all nice and fluffy. Some of them are downright evil. So I put my thinking cap on and remembered a challenge I’d set a group of kids years ago. Re […]

Aug 05

Is it me?

Or have the programmers of the spam algorithm ceased to be creative types on a gap year?   I don’t know about you guys, but I used to enjoy reading through my queued comments: snickering at the syntax errors; shaking  at the side-splittingly crude attempts to make out I’m the best thing since sliced… spam; […]