Category Archives: Writing

Words are brilliant!

Help from the King

I haven’t read a Stephen King book since the early ‘80s. I was a fan in my late teens but now, some thirty years later, the numerous film adaptations have blurred my memory of which stories I have read as … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment

Day Three of my Utah trip and thanks to jet lag I woke up this morning feeling as fresh as a daisy—at 3.30am. So it looks like I will have time to blog after all. It’s at times like this—when … Continue reading

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Money for Nothing

The Kindle from Amazon is a wonderful electronic reading device that lets you download books, newspapers, magazines and BLOGS from the Internet so you can read them anywhere — at the beach, on the train, on the toilet. Anywhere. So, … Continue reading

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get it write folk’s

Should ‘proper’ English grammar be protected and enforced, or should language be allowed to evolve freely? Does it really matter if someone uses ‘less’ when they mean ‘fewer’, or if they don’t know the difference between there, their and they’re? … Continue reading

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A New Leaf

It’s January, and therefore, New Year’s Resolution time once again. If you or anyone you know has EVER made a resolution and kept it, please let me know. Otherwise I’ll assume that, like mine and those of everyone I know, … Continue reading

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The Week’s News

Here’s a few of the things that have filled the past week (deliberately excluding work stuff): Sophie We’re babysitting a neighbour’s cat while they live it up in South Africa for the weekend. Sophie is quite old and doesn’t eat … Continue reading

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Short, Sharp Bursts

No, I’m not advocating the use of machine gun fire so let’s nip that one in the bud right from the get-go. I am of course, referring to the ADHD kid of social media: Twitter. I used to be so … Continue reading

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