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Tangles with Technology

01/17/17

This is my new website. I built it myself. (I’m just going to say that again in case you missed it!) I BUILT IT MYSELF. This is no mean feat…

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IS FACEBOOK DYING?

01/06/17

I love Facebook. This is nothing new.  Here’s a post I wrote in 2010 about  how much I love Facebook. Since I joined, way back when, I have been happy…

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NANOWRIMO WINNER!

11/27/16

I did it!!! Fifty thousand words written in 27 days. I have written a novel in a month and can now claim to be a NanoWriMo Winner of 2016. Of…

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CREATING IMAGINARY WORLDS

11/14/16

‘So, how’s Nanowrimo going?’ I hear you cry. So far so good, thank you for asking. It’s currently day 14 as I type this so we are almost halfway through….

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NANOWRIMO : THE BLOG

10/31/16

It’s that time of year again when writers all over the world slink away from social media and can be seen scratching their heads, weeping over their laptops and consuming…

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WHY WON’T PEOPLE SMILE AT ME?

10/19/16

    Nobody smiles at me any more. It’s true. Even though I smile at everyone I pass on my walks, almost none of them smile back. Some of them…

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BEING (VERY NEARLY) FIFTY.

09/11/16

Drum roll please…….In three days time, I am going to be 50.There. I’ve written it down and it didn’t feel too awful. Actually, I’ve been saying it out loud for…

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SUMMER HOLIDAYS GUILT TRIP

07/19/16

The summer holidays are almost upon us. Six long, hopefully hot, weeks without the pressure of extra-curricular schedules and nagging about homework and uniform laundry. The kids sprawling on a…

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PRACTISE MAKES PERFECT

07/10/16

Apparently there are lots of signs of a misspent youth – an ability to blow perfect smoke rings, previously unexpected skills in beer mat flicking, knowing all the words to…