Tag Archive: writing

Current Mantra - courtesy Caren Baginski

Finding the pieces which fit

I love jigsaw puzzles. Always have, probably always will. I love jigsaws probably for the same reason I like maths or chemical formulas – there’s always an answer. It’s either correct or it’s not. It either fits or it doesn’t. For someone… (READ MORE)

A gorgeous print to welcome dogs, foxes, people and other lovely folk (Mr & Mrs Fox by Doug Holgate ... I adore it!).

So it’s been a while …

Is there a phrase to describe an awkward silence which goes on for so long that it’s no longer considered awkward? … A comfortable lull? … Or maybe in the manner of dogs, who are thought to perceive time in… (READ MORE)

Buttery toast ... mmm

Excuse me while I read

Things have been busy at work of late, which means that spare time normally dedicated to writing has been spent in mindless exhaustion. But I haven’t been completely unproductive. I finally watched 30 Rock (after abandoning it years before), the… (READ MORE)

Lazy days

It’s been a slow start to the new year. The crows are creaking outside against a background chorus of buzzing insects. I’m watching tennis with the sound muted because the tv antenna needs fixing and hearing the pop and crackle… (READ MORE)

November happenings

These past few weeks have flown by so quickly, I still can’t quite believe that it’s so close to the end of the year. With nothing very profound to say at the moment, I thought I’d simply share a little… (READ MORE)

On doing and becoming (a writer)

The act of writing is easy enough. One simply puts pen to paper or fingers to keyboard and repeats as necessary. In making the journey from writing to writer however, things can start feeling more complicated. Unlike professions which require… (READ MORE)

Breathing Space

The main reason I started blogging was to form a writing habit. Ok, done. And of course I feel lucky to have come to know some truly wonderful people. But when I start asking deeper questions of why I continue… (READ MORE)

A Sense for Writing

Hi there! How have the days been treating you? I’ve been feeling a little reflective lately (more so than usual), thinking about life and other important stuff. Having my days revolve around writing means that I spend a lot of… (READ MORE)

Starting the year on the write note

I’ve spoken before about this year being THE year for me to get serious about my writing, and so I thought it’d be timely to give you a little update on my progress so far. Here’s hoping that you’ll all… (READ MORE)

A few moments in January …

Sure, I may be a little late in welcoming in this latest year, but perhaps that’s just an indication of how nicely 2012 has been treating me. I’ve been very much enjoying the feeling of ‘space’ the new year has… (READ MORE)