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Autumn – Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Last week we were away in Yorkshire. A fortunate week with fabulous sunshine after early morning mists and we avoided the fuel crisis which is this week. We were staying with a friend, so I bombarded him with home produce … Continue reading

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Back on the Path

I have had a good week editing my WIP and also finalising the wording of the cover. I am hoping my dear friend and cover designer, Kate, will put up with my minor changes so I can soon show it … Continue reading

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Summer has Arrived

August was busy as I continued with a substantial rewrite of my new book and worked with my cover designer and good friend on the paperback cover. I can’t see it being published this side of Christmas but maybe in … Continue reading

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Another Week of Surprises

Another week and two messages from Australia. One from yet another relative who’s found my books via Pinterest. Message to self, keep Pinterest up to date. I love that every relative adds a new element of the story. This one … Continue reading

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Time to Unpick and Restitch

An interesting title for someone who came 52nd out of 52 in needlework. The most undomesticated of creatures, I was always bound for different pursuits. Who did I take after, I wonder? I look like my mother but we clashed. … Continue reading

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Back to Shielding

Oh well! Having moved to our new house, we have plenty to keep us occupied but with Covid cases in our local schools and the government throwing in the towel, it’s back to living in the bubble of home and … Continue reading

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Tasks in a Heatwave

Today is too hot for anything other than reading so after weeding the veg plot, a never-ending task, I settled down to finish Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo. I have read some cracking books this year and this is … Continue reading

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When Once I Travelled

  As people begin to take holidays again, I watched a thought-provoking programme on the culture of travel and tourism, hosted by Professor Mary Beard. As one who loved to travel since retirement allowed me time and multiple chances, last … Continue reading

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The Good Life – Baker, Gardener, Bird watcher – Breathe

Six weeks since we moved house and a day of non-stop rain which allows me to abandon the gardening and write, albeit a blog. I have still to get back to the next stage of editing. My new book needs … Continue reading

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A Place to Call Home

We finally moved in ten days ago. Still without curtains and blinds, I tend to rise with the sun, so I am writing this with a pink glow in the east and the sound of cooing pigeons but without traffic … Continue reading

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