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Where did April go!:)

The A- Z Blog Challenge is over for another year. It is an indulgence of mine to wear myself out writing 26 blogs following a theme. This year it was all about the gardens of my life and the influence … Continue reading

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Utilitarian v Ornamentation

I have missed a few days here and elsewhere on cyberspace. Perfectly good reasons if I could remember them! The last was a disconnect between my machine and the Internet. Ah well I am back.  I have attended a workshop … Continue reading

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Yvonne Spence and her days of compassion

I am still tweaking blog sites and web pages.  My intention is to change the blog sites to web sites but have come to halt on what design I wish to have.  I have my domain names ready just not … Continue reading

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We can but, should we?

When I first wrote and published Ellen’s Tale I wrote a story I believed in. Climate change, sustainability, the break down of law and social order. I imagined how the loss of society would impinge on mankind’s morality and lives. … Continue reading

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When researching is grim

I enjoy researching, and researching for a novel can be fun. Or not. The current work in progress is the 4th in The Sefuty Chronicles, The Children’s Tale. It has proven difficult to write for various reasons, but the hardest … Continue reading

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war is nasty

A stray comment this morning over the breakfast table led the conversation from a piece of eggshell to the use of boiling oil in medieval warfare and endless questions and discussion of the whys and wherefores. It ‘s the kind … Continue reading

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fantastical kaleidoscope of alternative worlds

Just before Christmas I was given my orders! from friend from forever/editor. Time I produced another reworked fairy tale book! She likes them, and as she works long hours getting my dyspraxic books into order the least I can do … Continue reading

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Mainly blogging and tweeting

    Still not fully into writing in that I haven’t touch The Children’s Tale since before Christmas.  I have been brooding over it, writing it in my head and composing new dialogue in my imagination.  Over the past week … Continue reading

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Late but wishing you happy 2015 + why do we say. . . ?

The air around is noisy with happy new year salutations – hopeful resolutions and new beginnings. I gave up years ago making ‘resolutions’ working out, oh so slowly, that the minute I vowed to do something I immediately wanted to … Continue reading

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Short story week UK, don’t mess with editors:) & Freebies!

  It is now half way through the month and I have reached just over 30,000 words towards finishing The Children’s Tale: the fourth of The Sefuty Chronicles.  Very satisfying to be able to report so. I had hoped when … Continue reading

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