Of all the inane things to be wasting my time googling in preparation for our upcoming holiday to the UK, I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole of travel and fashion bloggers’ packing tips. Somebody. Kill me. Continue reading
Somebody should really tell doctors that asking someone to come in ‘straight away’ to hear their test results when all they have is a vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a lot of unnecessary alarm. On my solitary walk down to the surgery, my mind ran the whole gamut of possibilities….cancer, three months to live and so on. When I got there, it seems he was having something of a slow morning so thought he’d bring me in to pass the time. Needless to say, I can’t really complain about the outcome or the service. Continue reading
It happened. I ran out of things to write about. Well, maybe not things to write about, rather the impetus to write about them. To be honest, I thought it would happen a lot quicker than it did. After almost 10 months of weekly posting, it’s the opposite of an alcoholic being on the wagon. I’ve fallen off. It’s been seven weeks since my last post. Continue reading
One by one they enter the room. Colour moving into a pale white space. White walls, white tables, whiteboard at the front. They write their first names on labels and smooth them onto their chests. They each recite the obligatory introductory verse ‘Hi, my name is…’ Those already in the room respond with the chorus ‘Hi…’ This isn’t AA, it’s a night class for writers. Continue reading
I don’t claim to be a writer. That would be an insult to those who’ve practised and studied the craft and dedicated years to building a portfolio and successful career. What I am is someone who loves writing.