Monthly Archives: March 2012

30th March

It’s all a matter of perception… isn’t it? (Part 2) If you read last week’s blog post, you’ll be expecting this… if you didn’t, ‘SURPRISE!’  Last week me and fellow tweep, Angie Shawcroft, painted a scene at Chatsworth, with surprisingly … Continue reading

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22nd March

It’s all a matter of perception… isn’t it? (Part 1) Have you ever been writing a book, only to discover that another person has written a book with the same, or very similar, title? It’s a tad disconcerting.  It’s now happened … Continue reading

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16th March

The Books that shape you I find it interesting that the things we like as children seem to really stick with us, and yet at times, in our grown up worlds, we can feel like we’ve lost touch with who we are, of the … Continue reading

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9th March

Girl with red hair There’s a kind of dichotomy, I think, between writing that takes on a fantastical element, and writing that is gritty and very real.  Some writers will say they write to escape, submerged in their own world.  Others, … Continue reading

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2nd March

How to get cream-crackered and a lump in the throat at same time Firstly, for non UK readers, cream-crackered is slang for… erm… very tired, exhausted, wrecked… that kind of thing.  School visits do that.  They are also decidedly lovely, for many … Continue reading

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