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I’m Back!

What does that title stir in you? Are you excited? Angry? Ambivalent? So, I have completely neglected this blog for the last four months. That’s a record, even with my dire track record at updating it. Yet I love to … Continue reading

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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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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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Funny Starbucks Story That Never Was

Here’s my problem with writing: I have a great idea for a story or a blog post and I spend days thinking about it — how funny it’s going to be, how I’m going to give it my own unique … Continue reading

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Nothing To Say

This could be a whole new vehicle: the blog post that talks about how little the writer has to talk about. In my defence I have just flown back from the U.S., on an overnight flight from Boston. A crying … Continue reading

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Successful Non-writing Writer For Hire

Yes, this is another one in an ever-lengthening series of blog posts about why I haven’t written anything here lately. One of my best features as a budding writer is that I can think about writing all day: I have … Continue reading

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