Monthly Archives: March 2013

Twelve months in the life of a wannabe pyromaniac

As it’s the last day of March, I thought it would be fitting to write a short round up of the year. It’s been twelve months exactly since I have been writing semi-professionally and by that I mean writing for … Continue reading

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I’m all out of faith…

For those that remember, these are the opening words to the chorus of the epic anthem ‘Torn’ by Natalie Imbruglia. I’ve always wanted to reference her in some way and now I have. My life’s work is, in some small way, … Continue reading

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To B or not to B: Bristol, Bath, Bridport and, er, Bournemouth

Bournemouth: It’s not Narnia (or is it?) Imagine a place where you always got the news you wanted, where your wishes came true. That’s Bournemouth. Yep, you thought it was all Pavilion Gardens and coastal footpaths but no. It’s where luck goes … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Procrastination

Today, with a crew of others I took in a brilliantly inspiring talk at the Watershed as part of the Bristol Women’s Literature Festival. Chaired by Bidisha, there was a panel of mixed experience novelists including the always interesting Stella Duffy … Continue reading

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Something Good…

What a crazy and exciting week so far. Days like these make me feel very fortunate. On Monday Kristina and I went to see Jon Ronson, he amazingly talented author of The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath … Continue reading

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Rome wasn’t built in a day…

Having not blogged anything for a week, I feel like a loser in the blogging world. I see post after post being, well, er, posted by other people and I haven’t made any significant contribution to the online world in seven … Continue reading

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Just a minute…?

AARGH. As I’m working through chapter five I just bumped head on into some hindsight. Hindsight, if you believe what people tell you, is a wonderful thing. I am not so sure. What I found was that If I had made my … Continue reading

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