I arrived in Woodbridge, Suffolk yesterday somewhat apprehensively. The reasons for my disconcertion were several-fold. Firstly, the pressure of work, even taking into account my reaffirmed acquaintance with the philosophies of Ferris Bueller. No office day in sight to prepare reports, a tough trip to Scotland next week and yet no more office time to … Continue reading The Priest Hole & The Port
I understand that it is important to blog regularly if one is writing. It's been nearly a week so, having taken a break from writing some "proper sentences", here's my latest, newly minted tuppence worth..... I am still in the early stages of writing my first "proper" novel. I'm almost certainly going to finish it. … Continue reading Zargonian Zombie Horses & A Visit To The Physio
I have just spent lots of money on some laminated chipboard cupboards, a bunch of ceramic tiles and some sort of modernistic very high density everything proof worktop. I ought to be happy but I'm not. The new kitchen is dragging me down. Holding me back. It's not letting me be the person I want … Continue reading Faulty Dimmer Switch, Badly Padded Seat, Laziness
I spend some of my working life away, on the road. Like some sort of ghost, I find that I slip silently in and out of peoples' lives. Never changing them for better or worse and never really influencing them. I don't consider this a particularly lonely existence. I have friends I can call if … Continue reading Thank You Ferris
I have just emerged from what some might say is a terrifying ordeal. A battle of strength, a battle of wills and a battle of wits. Having just emerged from the ninth level of hell, my blood pressure is up and my heart is pumping. Adrenaline is coursing through my veins like that of a … Continue reading The Battle Of Blum
I'm writing. I always wanted to write. I wrote a LOT at secondary school (that's a school for people aged 11 to 16. I have no idea what "years" this covers). We had 1st year to 5th year at secondary school so that might also help anyone unfamiliar with the term "secondary school". One of … Continue reading Don’t do what teacher tells you.