Monthly Archives: July 2017

West Sussex Writers’ Workshop – part one

I joined West Sussex Writers in time for their 80th birthday Workshop celebration yesterday,┬ácomplete with cake. Am I glad I did! My only gripe with the day was that too much time was spent on teas and lunch. I would … Continue reading

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Fog on the Lincolnshire Coast

A Haar or a Fret is a cold sea fog, mostly occurring on the East Coast between April and September according to Wikipedia. A sea fret doesn’t┬ásound particularly dangerous. It has a pleasant Anglo-Saxon ring to it or maybe even … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Conferences

I am looking forward to attending my first West Sussex Writers’ Conference a week on Saturday in Worthing. When I was working, I attended many conferences on teaching and learning and all things librarian related. Some good, some bad and … Continue reading

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Reasons for Admission to Insane Asylum

I came across this poster today. The list was compiled from the admissions log from a WestVirginia for the Insane. In Ranter’s Wharf, I touch on one reason, Novel Reading but some of the others are fascinating. Presumably, the relatives … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week

The week began with preparation for a talk entitled, A Feast of Flash Fiction and Short Stories at Worthing Writers at the Chichester Festival. It was not a highlight of the festival, it scarcely created a flicker let alone a … Continue reading

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