In which I go visiting …

… well, my writing does anyway. Yes, today I am the guest writer on Bag Lady’s wondrous blog - which you should all be following if you don’t already - so please go and have a look at the memory which surfaced when I was prompted with the word foreign! After you’ve read my piece, … Continue reading In which I go visiting …

In which I imagine a ‘Madeleine moment’

Well, I was thinking about Proust, as you do, and I remembered a story I'd written about the memory a smell evokes.  Thus I decided to share it with you all.  I hope you enjoy it and I'd love to know what you think.The Smell of SafetyMeg was in the kitchen, struggling to fill the … Continue reading In which I imagine a ‘Madeleine moment’

In which I am annoyed … at least to start with

I really should learn that reading Liz Jones is guaranteed to raise my blood pressure but, stupidly, each week I think that she can’t possibly top whatever ridiculous complaint she made the week before.  Wrong.  Her column today is on the subject of disastrous holidays and by the time I’d reached the end I was … Continue reading In which I am annoyed … at least to start with

How do I procrastinate, let me count the ways!

Hmm, I'm supposed to be finishing off my penultimate short story for my creative writing course so obviously I have just spent the evening putting together the first chapter of another Merlin fan fiction.  Honestly, sometimes I despair of my myself and my seemingly endless ways to do anything other than what I should be … Continue reading How do I procrastinate, let me count the ways!

More Merlin fan fiction

I now have another chapter of my Season 4 Merlin fan fic up - link on the right of the blog page. I've also done a Merlin drabble which I'm inordinately proud of so I'm going to post it in full here: In case you don't know a drabble is exactly 100 words and if … Continue reading More Merlin fan fiction

Sunshine and procrastination

It is such a glorious day outside that I'm having trouble staying motivated to the task at hand - trying to complete drafts of my two final pieces of OU course work. Suffice to say I've spent more of the day in the sun than behind my keyboard! Having said that I have been getting … Continue reading Sunshine and procrastination