Tag: Pomodoros

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Monday 22 July 2024: Busy week ahead

I was struggling a bit to get up a whole hour earlier, but while I had the dog with me, I had to get up earlier. So I compromised and…

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Friday 19 July 2024: Free image Friday

Today’s free image was so cheerful and energetic, I just had to use it. I love yellow. The poet was up bright and early to head back to the midlands….

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Thursday 4 July 2024: General Election

We had a naked prawn linguine for tea on Tuesday, which was delicious, followed by meringue nests with fruit and yoghurt (for me) and ice cream (for him). While he…

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Tuesday 2 July 2024: The month ahead

We had a lovely Friday/Saturday with grand-doggy #1. We took him for a stroll on Friday night and returned him to his humans at around 11:30 the following morning. We…

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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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Thursday 7 March 2024: A day book

While I’ve been trying to sort out everyone else’s basic incompetence, I’ve been using a day book. The poet has always used a day book but I thought that was…

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Thursday 22 February 2024: Rain!

Following Tuesdays shenanigans and rabbit holes, I made sure I didn’t look at anything yesterday anywhere until I had some work in the bag. I set a Pomodoro, determined to…

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Wednesday 21 February 2024: Chasing rabbits

By the time I finished faffing on Monday it was midnight, so it was well after midnight when I closed the office down. I spent the next couple of hours…

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Tuesday 20 February 2024: Burning the midnight oil

Yesterday started sunny and bright but looked as though it might rain. By mid-morning, the clouds had scurried away but it was still a bit blowy. It was nice to…

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Thursday 15 February 2024: I love listening to rain

One of the things I like about rain is to listen to it bouncing on the roof during the night. I love being in a tent or a caravan when…

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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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Tuesday 9 January 2024: The office is done

The weekend So, what did we get up to at the weekend? We did quite a bit on Saturday. My delivery arrived on Friday of letter trays, jellies and expanding…

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Tuesday 19 December 2023: A Pomodoro kind of day

I didn’t have time to catch up with sleep on Saturday morning after Friday’s mammoth session. We had to get to the vet before they closed to pick up some…

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Monday 18 December 2023: Up with the lark

Well, not so much up with the lark as up with the poet, but you get the drift. I had a very busy day ahead of me on Friday so…

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Thursday 7 December 2023: Failed!

Well, that didn’t work very well. Despite working on yesterday’s blog post offline, WordPress wouldn’t let me start today’s post offline. Which kind of defeats the object of not going…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 24 June

Chapter 25: Week commencing Friday 24 June Well, I’ve had a right mare of a week, losing 3 working days thanks to crappy tech that insists on doing what it…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 17 June

Chapter 24: Week commencing Friday 17 June Friday I finally did some ghostwriting on Friday, having first got around the real names and places issue that was obviously bothering me….

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 10 June

Chapter 23: Week commencing Friday 10 June I’m back to normal again this week, starting the diary on a Friday. Hopefully everything else is back to normal too. Friday I…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 25 Feb

Chapter 9: Week commencing Friday 25 February Friday First job on Friday was a scheduled post on behalf of a group of friends who are running a writing competition. I…

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Falling behind with NaNoWriMo…

… but I still have time to catch up. It just wasn’t yesterday. I was also behind on the ghostwriting, although I did manage to write two more chapters on…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Days 12 – 18

It’s been a whole week since I updated everyone on my NaNoWriMo progress. This is mostly because I took some time off. I took two days to catch up with…

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Don’t want to

I’m a bit demob happy this week, as we break up for a week’s holiday on Friday (first holiday in more than two years!). I’ve also been feeling a bit…

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Project Management for Writers: Gate 1 is DONE! 🥳

(Scrivener screenshot) Thursday Instead of making handwriting the first job of the day on Thursday, I wrote a call-to-action blog post for Project Management for Writers: Gate 1. This was…

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Thunderstorms at last!

(Image by Brin Weins from Pixabay) Wednesday After such a lazy day on Tuesday, I was surprised that I actually made it to my desk at 10am, on the cuckoo!…

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Today will be a long day

Image by Monoar Rahman Rony from Pixabay Thursday I was still eating breakfast on Thursday morning when a text notified me that the plumber would be with us in 20…

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Against the clock

Image by nile from Pixabay As usual I’m working against the clock to get the first instalment of the 4th ghostwriting gig submitted in time. Deadline is today, and at…

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Classic editing

Friday disappeared down a dark hole when I ended up in a support conversation with WordPress due to one post not auto-posting to Facebook, the Facebook Share button not working…

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Dream

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay The plan was to have a weekend off and maybe catch up with some reading or sewing. I did manage to read a few chapters…