Malapropism? Or mispronunciation? And does it matter which if it’s funny?

When I was little I had a tendency, if I read a word I’d never heard spoken, to assume it sounded like something I had heard. Consequently there were quite a lot of words that I mangled half to death the first time I said them out loud. I can remember being quietly mortified a lot of time when … Continue reading Malapropism? Or mispronunciation? And does it matter which if it’s funny?

On returning from the wilds of Herefordshire …

I thought I would share some of my photos. Mum, Dad and I decided to go for a long weekend because my Gran on my mother's side (who was born in 1906 and died eleven years ago) spent quite a lot of her childhood there, specifically in the village of Hoarwithy, living with her Grandparents during … Continue reading On returning from the wilds of Herefordshire …

Spring photos and other news

So I've been a bit quiet over here recently.This can mostly be explained away by the fact that I did Camp NaNo in April (74K words done and not one WIP finished!) and spent last weekend in London, going to the theatre amongst other things (The Tempest and The Winslow Boy - both amazing in … Continue reading Spring photos and other news