Month: September 2023

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Saturday 30 September 2023: September wrap-up

We had a week off at the end of September but before we broke up, I didn’t have time to write up the wrap-up. In any case, I did plan…

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Friday 22 September 2023: Where’d the week go?

Whoosh! And another week went by, just like that… How can it be Friday already? Well, actually, it’s still Thursday for me as I’m writing this yesterday. Even so… Yesterday…

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Thursday 21 September 2023: A bluff old cynic? Moi?

We’re both full of cold at the moment and the dog woke us up several times during the night. I still managed to get up on time, though, which was…

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Wednesday 20 September 2023: I made a magazine

I was up early again yesterday but instead of getting to my desk earlier, I was embroiled in house sale stuff that’s pretty much down to solicitor incompetence. I can’t…

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Tuesday 19 September 2023: A new gadget!

I spent much of the weekend trying to focus on what work needs doing when. I spent a lot of time last week learning how to publish a magazine in…

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Monday 18 September 2023: Learning a new skill

Thursday and Friday last week were both spent learning. I learned how to create a magazine pdf in Affinity and while I still have a lot to do before the…

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Thursday 14 September 2023: Priorities

“Who are you and what have you done with my wife?” That’s how the poet greeted me yesterday morning when I bounced out of bed at the crack of dawn…

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Wednesday 13 September 2023: Still tidying books

I seem to be spending less and less time on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) just lately. I wouldn’t mind, but I’m not sure what I’m doing instead. I’m still…

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Tuesday 12 September 2023: Online workshops

The first thing I did after hitting my desk yesterday morning was, well, hit my desk. It was so untidy I took a picture of it to remind me not…

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Monday 11 September 2023: Anatomy of a messy desk

So this was the sight that greeted me when I went into the office this morning. I can’t stand an untidy desk and I can’t work at one. But this…

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Wednesday 6 September 2023: Ticking jobs off

At the end of the day on Monday I dug out each and every notebook or piece of paper or printout that has anything to do with The Beast Within. I…

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Tuesday 5 September 2023: A slow start

I had so many good intentions but when I woke up on Monday I was still really, really tired. On Saturday night I went to bed on drugs as it…

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Monday 4 September 2023: Publication Day!

After a solidly busy day on Friday doing all of my planning work for the month ahead and my wrap-up work for the month just gone, we also had a…

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Friday 1 September 2023: The month ahead

I love September. It’s the start of new beginnings as far as work is concerned, the start of a new working year for me. Because I’ve been busy with the…