Month: May 2024

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Friday 24 May 2024: Editing all day

It was almost 10pm by the time the poet returned home from his 3-day business trip. He’d left the house first thing Monday morning, and he got back just before…

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Thursday 23 May 2024: The bells

I had a much better night on Tuesday. I left all of the inside doors open in the house and kept a window open in the bedroom, so I could…

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Wednesday 22 May 2024: Magpies are clever

I’m not used to being in the house on my own yet and during the night on Monday/Tuesday, I woke up at about 3:30am thinking I could hear noises. I…

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Tuesday 21 May 2024: Busy weekend

Gosh what a busy weekend we had. Saturday We were up early on Saturday because we had a lot to do, and while the poet was getting something out of…

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Monday 20 May 2024: A little friend

I did a lot of faffing on Friday morning and before I knew it, it was time to go and get my hair cut. When I got back, I went…

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Friday 17 May 2024: Too many people. Again!

I forgot to add one more thing to my list of things I could do in Durham for the day yesterday. I could have an editing day. I think the…

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Thursday 16 May 2024: My first jolly!

We had a really nice time on Tuesday evening in Sheffield. We had our tea at Ask Italian, which is just like Pizza Express, and we hung around for a…

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Wednesday 15 May 2024: Customer no-care?

Once upon a time, back in the day when I worked for a living, I was poached to serve on a S.E.C.R.E.T. committee: Satisfy Every Customer’s Requirement Every Time. I…

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Tuesday 14 May 2024: The days are getting busy

The weekend was very full and busy, starting with a packed Saturday. We started with a visit to the mother-in-law to pick up something for Son #2 who’d had an…

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Monday 13 May 2024: Another dental appointment!

First job Friday was rejigging the schedule over the next few weeks. I had to move a lot of things down the calendar that I didn’t get around to over…

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Friday 10 May 2024: Halloween in May?

The Halloween cosy mystery novella course consists of a lot of prep and background work. Up to yesterday, that’s what I was working on. Watching videos, reading notes, and printing…

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Thursday 9 May 2024: Cosmos? A word…

I had a steady day yesterday alternating between study and editing. At the moment I’m throwing everything at the Halloween novella writing course because it cost me money. A lot…

0 210  10 Comments on Wednesday 8 May 2024: Reviewing the situation
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Wednesday 8 May 2024: Reviewing the situation

What a terrible month we’ve had so far. Apart from our wedding anniversary. We had a nice day on our wedding anniversary and we went out for a lovely meal….

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Wednesday 1 May 2024: The month ahead

White rabbits! Oh my goodness, we had a busy evening on Monday trying to find a campsite for our next jaunt. Almost everywhere was fully booked on every date we…