I am a boxer tapping out of the ring. I live to write another day. I have plans - big plans! - for my book(s), for my blog, for dabbling in many different avenues of writing and learning more about writing. I can hardly wait! This week though, I have to tap out - take … Continue reading Tapping out of the ring
Majestic plumage attracts the female peafowl - watch and learn, human I thought I'd have a bit of fun with this one. I love how it's the male birds that are more colourful and pretty to show off to the female birds. Mr J did an awfully good job of spoiling me this birthday (I'm … Continue reading Peacocks in Holland Park | a haiku
Thank you, Deepina, for nominating me for the Lovely Blog Award. What a lovely way to find new blogs! I am new to blogging, and my first reaction was a little apprehensive. I had no idea that bloggers awarded each other in this way. (Now I see otherwise... !) Reading that blogging is Deepina's solace, her … Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award
A fairy tale retelling steeped in the history of 17th Century France and Renaissance Venice, where the tale of Rapunzel first began. How utterly beautiful. No wonder Kate Forsyth's Bitter Greens was the winner of the American Library Association (ALA) Award for Best Historical Novel. I just finished reading Bitter Greens and I absolutely adored it. It is a … Continue reading Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth | Book Recommendation
If we were having coffee, I'd recommend you crash a meeting of pugs in the park, like I did today. Not three, not thirty, more! I confess, I never liked pugs before, I always thought them squashed-looking. But today, I am quite converted. Big ones, little ones, fat rolly ones and skinny ones, old and … Continue reading Pugs in Green Park #weekendcoffeeshare
Join the call to arms! What a great idea 🙂 Thanks Carol.
This is a call to arms for all you bloggers out there!
I’m looking for a paragraph of two on what helps you stay motivated, inspired and positive. These snippets will then be gathered into one guest post to be put up on Sunday, 8pm GMT.
If you want to join in just leave a comment below.
Please re-post and share this. I want to hear as many tips and tricks for staying on track as we can get.
Remember, short quick tips on what keeps you motivated, inspired and working towards the things you love.
You know that moment in a dark cinema when the person next to you lifts their hand for a mouthful of popcorn and their watch catches in the light? It's enough. That small distraction breaks your suspension of disbelief. Suddenly, the film seems utterly daft and implausible. That is exactly how this week felt. Before I … Continue reading Writer’s post: the cinema of the mind