Monthly Archives: December 2013

Writing is like cooking

I’m becoming a touch obsessed by analogies between writing and other daily activities. I’m thinking, well, if I looked at writing as something I do every day, whether for pleasure or necessity, would I do it more often? This is how I came to … Continue reading

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Blogging from a sofa – The Family Rest Day

It’s the 28th of December and our family has made the executive decision that we need a rest. A complete rest from everything and anything we think may interfere with resting. Don’t get me wrong, there is quite a flurry … Continue reading

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Why some people are better than others – Part 2, The Drunken Cook

The Drunken Cook, by Milton Crawford, is a festive little book I bought for my father for Christmas. Before you wonder, no, he doesn’t read my blog, so my secret is safe, and no, he isn’t a drunk either. He … Continue reading

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I told you so!

NaNoWriMo is over, and yours truly managed a full 10,380 words in total. I considered hiding the utter failure from public scrutiny. No, not me. I’m no coward! Those 10,380 words are pure gold! They are the beginning  – and … Continue reading

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