Our recent holiday on a canal boat was great I would recommend it and the company we hired from to anyone but I’m not sure I wouldn’t recommend the boat we hired. It was very narrow (douh!) the bed was unconformable but the toilet was something else. These boat are equipped with toilets that have […]
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I’ve seen and I have to admit read a very silly article ‘Celebrity children who look like their parents’ I would like to state for the record I only read out of a morbid curiosity to see if there was a twist or joke at the end. There wasn’t it was as the title said […]
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I was on holiday last week I had planned to schedule some posts while I was away but failed to get it done in time. I did worry about my readers stuck to their screen, waiting in vain for my latest epistle about how hard it is to edit a book. I knew you were […]
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One of the great things about our recent holiday on a canal boat was how much the youngest step son enjoyed it. I’m not going to mention the older one for the sake of my blood pressure. His main job was to help me moor and cast off while his mother and brother did the […]
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I have been giving this a lot of thought and I have serious concerns about student welfare at Hogwarts. The students are organised into Houses, this is very common in English schools and the Head of House is responsible for their welfare. In Hogwarts the Head of House has a very hands off approach to […]
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I’m sure you have all noticed I have not posted for a week. (I know none noticed but allow me my delusions!) It’s because I was on holiday. We hired a narrow boat for a week and cruised the Kennet and Avon canal. It was a lot of fun but more importantly has given me […]
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What feels like a life time ago I wrote how I hated chapter three of my book. (just realised I wrote that over a year ago, where did the time go?)Now I’m in the re-writing stage I can see why. It was rubbish. Far too much telling not enough showing. It ended with Tybalt in […]
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