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My big break.

It will be a year this weekend since my big break. At the time, as you know, I just kept going.  I was nearly a week in hospital with a broken arm on two hourly morphine until the surgeon with … Continue reading

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Old friends.

Do you prefer old friends or new friends? I am in the process, maybe, of making some new friends.  I have started a writer’s group.  I found a group locally, went to one meeting but it folded because the lady … Continue reading

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I’m a writer.

I’m aware that you may know this already.  It’s not exactly hidden. I have written stuff ever since someone put a pencil in my hand.  I was a published child poet, won prizes and filled the school magazine with poetry.  … Continue reading

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Writing

Hello it’s me.  Briefly, I am writing.  I know you know that because you’re reading it but otherwise I am writing, deep in  the novel.  The characters are developing lives of their own.  This does happen and is always a … Continue reading

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Time.

How long have you got to read this?  In fact how long have you got? Recently I have been buying a lot of craft stuff, which adds quite a bit to all the dolls’ house stuff, needless to say.  In … Continue reading

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Writing.

The thick plottens, at least it does if the thick is me.  I am plottening like nobody’s business as the novel grips me.  I wake each morning full of plot and can’t wait to get it on paper.  I think … Continue reading

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Writing

I know I’m writing rather infrequently here.  One reason is that I am writing very frequently elsewhere,  I wake up with the novel in my head and just have to get it on paper. I wrote a novel long ago … Continue reading

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Art therapy.

I haven’t posted for a while.  I finally relaxed and indulged in a bit of art therapy. I’ve been making some arty cards, here they are: I am starting to use the stampboard plaques I made such a lot of … Continue reading

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A toy to make for a toddler.

Board racers Toys to make for small children. In the mid 1950s a local policeman was popular among parents as the entertainment at children’s parties. He was cheap, safe and slightly wonderful and few families had television so he went … Continue reading

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What to say to somebody with cancer.

I had a doll order, actually last week but I only happened by chance to notice it.  Orders come into a special place in my inbox.  As there have been none for a year I stopped checking, if you do … Continue reading

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