Month: April 2024

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Tuesday 30 April 2024: April wrap-up

Gosh, April has been one of the fastest moving months all year so far. I can’t believe I’m already writing the month’s wrap-up post! But first, the weekend… We set…

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Monday 29 April 2024: Short n sweet

Although Friday was supposed to be about the editing, I did do a few other things as well. And it was a short day in any case. I shared and…

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Friday 26 April 2024: Locked in!

Thursday morning I caught up with reading I IS FOR INNOCENT. I didn’t warm to this one straight away, but I think that’s because I didn’t really like H. However,…

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Thursday 25 April 2024: Getting ready to go camping

I put a chicken in the oven for tea on Tuesday night, but I didn’t really like the smell of it. I let it cook for about 30 minutes, to…

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Wednesday 24 April 2024: The Undercover Project has begun

The first job on Tuesday morning was to feed the dog, give him his medication, and feed the birds. The birds have been making a bit of a mess, recently….

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Tuesday 23 April 2024: Meet Peggy

We had such a busy weekend, which wasn’t helped by the fact that Monkey Dust had a gig on Sunday at teatime. Some people like to go to gigs on…

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Monday 22 April 2024: A new adventure?

The blueberry crumble I made on Thursday was absolutely gorgeous. I made 4 dumplings as well to put in the casserole the poet had left on the hob while he…

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Friday 19 April 2024: Annoyed!

I finished reading H IS FOR HOMICIDE and started to read I IS FOR INNOCENT right afterwards. I finished H feeling a bit meh. I started I, and the meh…

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Thursday 18 April 2024: And we’re off!

There comes a time when one has to step away from the systems, the processes, the planning, and just start work. And that’s what I started to do yesterday. First…

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Wednesday 17 April 2024: Stories galore

Tuesday continued on from Monday in that I carried on doing short story planning work. I couldn’t get the dates to work out, though, and spent a lot of time…

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Tuesday 16 April 2024: The dog’s birthday yesterday

I was just closing down the office on Friday when the poet came in and asked if I fancied a trip to the seaside. Well, I’ve never been one to…

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Monday 15 April 2024: I❤️processes

The dog very graciously waited until 6:30am on Friday morning before waking us up the first time. He went straight back in his basket and slept for another hour. Then…

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Friday 12 April 2024: Late up!

Oh my goodness, what a late start we had on Thursday. We’d had a really rough night with the dog. He was all right in the end, but from 2am…

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Thursday 11 April 2024: The week is galloping along

Image courtesy of Deposit Photos It’s free image day, hence today’s picture. I liked it, so I used it. How can I be writing Thursday’s blog post already? It seems…

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Wednesday 10 April 2024: New books & notebooks

I bought 2 books in the end from Amazon with my gift vouchers, earned playing games, and I still had £5.02 left. The books I bought were both writers’ guides….

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Tuesday 9 April 2024: Getting back in the swing

I finished yesterday’s blog post yesterday and before I did anything else, I went out to feed the birds. We have a blackbird who comes and stands on the fence,…

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Monday 8 April 2024: Back to work

Other than being rudely interrupted halfway through by an obstinate and painful tooth, we had a terrific week off. We didn’t have any plans set in concrete. If we wanted…

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Wednesday 3 April 2024: Dentist! AGAIN!

Our annual Easter break was interrupted… I had my teeth cleaned just over a week ago, on the Friday. On Monday I took the poet to have a tooth extracted….

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Tuesday 2 April 2024: Happy 20th Blogversary!

As we’re currently on our annual Easter break, here’s one I prepared earlier. My friend Devon celebrates her 20th blogversary this week. I first ‘met’ Devon when I was blogging…

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Monday 1 April 2024: The month ahead

As we’re currently on our annual Easter break, here’s one I prepared earlier. Hello, April! Here is the plan for April: Easter break new month wordcount & progress spreadsheets for…