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The Woods, Early Spring Sunshine & Chip Shop Chips

After a busy week of writing and realising stuff, I headed out for an afternoon in the sunshine with my dog, Poppy, and my blissfully divorced parents. 

We last took a stroll through the woods back in the summer of 2013, as shared in my Country Pubs, Woodland Walks and Cherry Bakewell Gelato post, s…

50 Blog Post Ideas For Writers

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I have been waking up for an hour or so in the middle of the night. Every night. My brain keeps switching on with ideas: good ones, bad ones, somewhere-in-between ones. 

These ideas, whilst safe with me, will do more good if they aren't left to stagnate in a note on my phone, so he…

Things That Make Me Happy 79

passing on no-longer-needed books to friends  seeing people I love thrive penpal letters understanding business bits
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I have been sharing things that make me happy lists for years. If you'd like to read some more, you can scroll through the archive.


Book Haul feat. Call Me By Your Name

January was very much a surprise book mail kinda month which, in my opinion, is an excellent way to start the year. I don't actually have a permanent new home for my books, since the house move, except for a row of stowaways resting next to Luke's middle grade collection. I want to have fou…
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