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Monday 12 February 2024: Budgeting to faff

I often notice myself disappearing down various rabbit holes. And these rabbit holes can be all shapes and sizes. Usually, they’re research holes. Often, they’re faffing holes, where I start…

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Friday 9 January 2024: Friday already?

Wow. Friday again. That came around quick… We both slept really well on Wednesday night resulting in us both getting up on time. I did get up with the poet…

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Friday 5 January 2024: Running smoothly

Wednesday I didn’t get up on time on Wednesday thanks to the dog waking me up at 4:30am and me failing to get back to sleep until 10 minutes after…

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Monday 4 December 2023: New planning process

I had to step away from both the blog and the planning work on Thursday and get on with some work. The blog was nudging 2,000 words and getting far…

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Thursday 5 October 2023: “Have you written anything?”

Him: “Who’s the musician in the house?” Me: “That’s my husband.” Him: “What do you do?” Me: “I’m a writer.” Him: “Really? Have you written anything?” [beat] Me: “What do…

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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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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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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 7 August 2023: Making mockups

I think I blinked and missed the weekend… I had so much to do on Friday, and yet I spent ALL of it making mockups. I had a look at…

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Thursday 29 June 2023: Lots of reading

There was one thing I was struggling with on Affinity Publisher that I really wanted to sort out in my head. I couldn’t get the background of my magazine cover…

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Wednesday 28 June 2023: The machine worked but the tech got me

I finished playing with Affinity Publisher on Sunday evening just as Elton John was finishing his set at Glastonbury. I will definitely use Publisher and I have used Affinity Photo…

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Tuesday 27 June 2023: A shiny new toy

Friday was a bit of a lazy day in which I didn’t get through a lot of work, but I did do some things. Like hanging washing on the line,…

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To defect or not?

I have been a Windows gal for as long as we’ve been using Windows. I remember when the first Microsoft products started to come out. I started off on WordStar…