Month: November 2023

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Thursday 30 November 2023: November wrap-up

After another disturbed night (thanks to the dog – twice I had to stand on that freezing cold step wrapped in a blanket), I still managed to get up on…

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Wednesday 29 November 2023: The year has flown

And just like that, November was almost over. It’s my November wrap-up post tomorrow, so this is the last post before the December run. I can’t believe how quickly the…

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Tuesday 28 November 2023: Onwards and upwards…

I had such good intentions yesterday. But as with the best laid plans, I think you know what’s coming next… The poet got off to a good start. He didn’t…

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Monday 27 November 2023: A slow start

Running late today, so hopefully a quick one to catch up with. Friday was busy. I started the day with some editing. I didn’t have any writing workshops to watch,…

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Friday 24 November 2023: A Very Good Day

It doesn’t take a lot to make me happy in the greater scheme of things, and yesterday was no exception. Yesterday was a Very Good Day. I used to work…

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Thursday 23 November 2023: Just call me Mrs Angry…

I finished reading the so-called cosy mystery on Tuesday evening and wasn’t overly impressed. It read more like a travelogue than a novel and the first death, from the title,…

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Wednesday 22 November 2023: Immersing myself in science fiction

The hedgehog returned on Tuesday night. I still thought it looked a bit small, so I asked the poet for his opinion, and he assured me that it’s a fully…

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Tuesday 21 November 2023: Fair start to the week

I had a fair start to the week. I was up late, again. It’s taking us both some time to stop being so tired all the time. We need to…

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Monday 20 November 2023: A week of people ahead

So, we had our weekend off. I didn’t have any work to do and the poet didn’t have any gigs. We didn’t have any visiting planned. We didn’t spend any…

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Friday 17 November 2023: Another day off!

I was up early yesterday to take the dog to the vet, expecting to be in and out in a few minutes. But when I got there they said I…

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Thursday 16 November 2023: In touch with writing, again

On Tuesday afternoon, I closed down the laptop and moved to the living room, taking my notebooks with me. I’m delighted to report that I managed to do quite a…

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Wednesday 15 November 2023: Late with everything

By the time yesterday morning arrived, the storm was well and truly blown out, although the south of the country was still being battered by rain. I didn’t bother going…

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Tuesday 14 November 2023: Full of cold again

We both had a very late start yesterday. I’m full of cold again, the poet seems to be just getting it. Oh, how we like to share things in our…

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Monday 13 November 2023: Wills n things

The poet was back from his almost-week-long business trip (yay!), but he had his usual Friday morning meetings via Teams, so I had to find something to do that (a)…

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Friday 10 November 2023: Housekeeping

The dog got his own back on me yesterday morning. He woke me up at 4am to go out. Standing on the doorstep in just your nightie at this time…

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Thursday 9 November 2023: More technical woes

Toothache kept me awake for much of Tuesday night while I continued to um and ah about renewing my membership to that writing academy. In the end, I opted for…

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Wednesday 8 November 2023: An executive decision

The day started yesterday a bit later than it needed to due to me sleeping in a bit. The dog had woke me up early again, asking to go out…

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Tuesday 7 November 2023: Too much ‘people’

The last week was far too busy for me, with way too many people in it. It started a week ago last Saturday with a trip to the vet. On…

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Monday 6 November 2023: The month ahead

Okay, I’m a bit late with the ‘hello November’ thing, so I’ll just go straight in and do it. Proper catch up from tomorrow! Hello November I’ve been working hard…

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Thursday 2 November 2023: I slept like a baby

The plan for November will be prepared just as soon as I’ve shifted that nasty edit. I just wanted to hit base and say thanks to everyone who sent me…

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Wednesday 1 November 2023: October wrap-up

Oops, forgot to post this one yesterday I was so preoccupied with everything else that was going on. Once all the usual social stuff was out of the way, the…