Or rather Carillion has made me redundant, so I am now a free human. I will miss my boss and colleagues terribly as not only were they great to work with but they believed in me at a time when I didn’t believe in myself and their confidence enabled me to find my self-confidence and … More Dobby is a Free Elf!
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 … More Monthly Musings (previously known as Words for 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 … More Slightly Late Words from the Week
Yes, hurrah! Really quite loudly. This is because yesterday, after a rather long silence that I feared meant the worst, I found out that both requests I made back in December in respect of my job have been approved. I am therefore a proudly promoted person with a nice new job title and a respectable … More Words from the Week, otherwise known as the one where I shout hurrah!
Firstly, I ficced again. The Letter is the second in my “First In, Last Out” series that focuses on the back story of a John who trained as a GP and then changed careers and joined the Royal Marines as an officer in 42 Commando. It’s been over two years since I wrote the first … More Word from the Week
Idleness is not something I’m good at; the idea of doing nothing is almost as unintelligible to me as a page of Ancient Greek. I’ve always been like this – I can count the number of times I said I was ‘bored’ as a child on one hand – and I’d never really given it much … More The Importance of Being Idle