Monthly Musings (previously known as Words for the Week)

Before I start I must say that, yes, the change in title does mean the obvious. As well as going on a fic and meta posting hiatus whilst I study like a mad woman (see State of the Ficcery for a wordier explanation), I’m reducing my personal posting as well. From now on I’ll be … Continue reading Monthly Musings (previously known as Words for the Week)

Slightly Late Words from the Week

Which, respectively, are Lovely, Excellent and Noooooooo!I’ll work backwards and start with the Noooooooo. Which was my cry on Wednesday when I discovered that it’s possible to corrupt Word and Scrivener files by using them on both a Mac and a Windows PC via a USB stick. To cut a long story short (and because … Continue reading Slightly Late Words from the Week

Words from the Week

First things first, the talented and lovely Wendy Fries, whom most of you will know as Atlin Merrick, has written a wonderful book of fifty ways Sherlock Holmes and John Watson could have found one another. It is called The Day They Met and it is glorious. My review, which I’ve posted on both Amazon … Continue reading Words from the Week

Words from the Week

Despite the lack of posts for the last two weeks I can confirm that “I aten’t dead”. However, unlike Granny Weatherwax, who simply doesn’t seem to get sick, I have been ill. Am still ill, actually, although far better than I was. A cold, with the joyful addition of a vicious chest infection, completely wiped me … Continue reading Words from the Week

Words from the Week

Very unsurprisingly, I’ve been thinking a lot about freedom of speech this week. For me, the ability to speak my mind, share my thoughts, question things I’m not comfortable with, is something I value extremely highly. There have been a lot of quotes, hashtags, and articles flying around in the wake of the terrorist attack … Continue reading Words from the Week

New Year, New Words

Firstly, Happy New Year to everyone. I hope the first eight days of 2015 have been kind to you. A lot of things have happened in the interval since I last posted some words, so this might be a little longer than normal. This post was also not written today, but rather in bits and … Continue reading New Year, New Words