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Ah what a lovely Friday. It’s my Friday off work and so far it’s been wonderful. I did a bit of cleaning and then decided to tick another of the cafes in the area off my list. I went down the road to Espresso room. It was really lovely inside, with a very homely atmosphere and old fashioned…  Read

A poem for the weekend: Shapiro
Nov 30

Today I am off work and enjoying being warm inside the apartment after returning from the gym. It is freezing outside. On my way home I actually started making those sounds elderly people make as they walk through the cold. We started the morning off nice and early and finally made our way to one…  Read

NaNoWriMo last days
Nov 29

Today is the 29th of November. NaNoWriMo is a challenge which takes place from the 1st to the 30th of November each year. It isn’t just a challenge, it is a self-assigned regimen. I signed up to take part in this month long writing journey and encouraged a couple of friends to take part with me.…  Read

There is an upside to working 6 days in a row. Today is my Friday and I will be having a much needed three day weekend. Tonight I will meet again with my writing group and we’ll try to put more words on those sad pages. Here is a poem for the weekend. I read this poem at my brother’s wedding…  Read

Almost the weekend but not quite for me, unfortunately I have to work tomorrow. But only six hours which is much better than the 8 I thought I had to do. I plan to spend most of my time writing my novel and improving my measly word count. But more importantly tonight I am going to tick off one of…  Read

So far there hasn’t been as much of the 'Wri' as the 'No'. The No being: utterly No time, No energy and No motivation to WRIte. It is a lot harder than I expected to allocate time each day to dedicate to this novel. Looking back at my NaNo Doubto post where I had so optimistically calculated my…  Read

I’m starting to get nervous about November: The big NaNoWriMo month. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. From the home page itself ‘is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on November 1. The goal is to write a 50,000 word, (approximately…  Read