Monthly Archives: December 2011

30th December

The Book of 2012! I can’t believe 2012 is almost here – where did 2011 go? I remember, as a child, my mum saying how time flew as you got older.  It seems such a bizarre concept when you’re young, that the … Continue reading

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28th December

The Santa Box You know when you have an idea, and it grows, and then it becomes reality? (a bit like writing a book as it happens), well, that’s what happened with The Santa Box.  It started with a bit … Continue reading

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23rd December

A Santa with a wobbly nose? Twiglets? Whatever next? Those Christmas traditions – we love them and we hate them, don’t we? There are the sparkly ones, the ones of our choosing, the ones we inherited and hung on to because they … Continue reading

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16th December

The Jewish Quarter When I think about what sparks my writing and what sparks other people’s, it’s astonishing how diverse the influences are.  I often find that there are so many triggers that I end up with more ideas and notes in notepads and … Continue reading

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9th December

Taking the plunge I’ve thought quite a lot about how I became a writer, because it wasn’t something I aspired to be for a long time.  I had quite a lot of jobs, not loads, but a few.  After leaving school, … Continue reading

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2nd December

A Lorra Crazy Letters If you read my post of 4th November on the launch of Grub’s Pups, you may have noticed that I referred to a letter that I read out to everyone.  In fact, there were two of … Continue reading

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