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Tuesday 16 January 2024: Meat-free Monday

The first job I did yesterday was yesterday’s blog post as I hadn’t done it last Friday, for some reason. I only managed 474 words, and it went towards yesterday’s…

0 268  6 Comments on Monday 13 January 2024: Did I write a sci-fi story?
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Monday 13 January 2024: Did I write a sci-fi story?

I did start writing the first sci-fi mystery story on Friday, but I didn’t make a note of how many words I wrote. I wrote them straight into Scrivener, and…

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Friday 12 January 2024: Bits n bobs

I think one of the last things to organise on a personal basis is a new dentist for us both. We do have a dentist, in Doncaster. But they were…

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Thursday 11 January 2024: Technical woes – again

The prompt, wordcount and deadline for 12 STORIES IN 12 MONTHS were all announced/confirmed first thing in the morning, so the first job I did was go to my TickTick…

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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…

0 297  2 Comments on Thursday 14 December 2023: Diva technology
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Thursday 14 December 2023: Diva technology

I had to step away from the time management/Pomodoro systems that aren’t working and do some work, but I was determined not to do anything else until I had at…

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Monday 11 December 2023: So far, so good…

Before I finished work on Thursday, and while the poet was at his last band practice of the year, I worked on this week’s diary instead of leaving it until…

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Tuesday 5 December 2023: Best laid plans of mice and men…

The rest of Friday was great. I can’t remember precisely how the rest of Friday went, but that has to be good, right? Ah yes, I remember… I did some…

0 243  3 Comments on Wednesday 29 November 2023: The year has flown
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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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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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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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Wednesday 25 October 2023: Migraine…

The day started with an email off ClickUp trying to fix my recurring task problem on my calendar view. I had to take some screen shots and circle the issue…

0 185  4 Comments on Tuesday 24 October 2023: I finished something!
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Tuesday 24 October 2023: I finished something!

Yay! I actually finished something. Just over a week ago I had a job request land in my in box. My first instinct was to say ‘sorry, I’m full’, but…

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Friday 13 October 2023: Friday the 13th! 😱

  I don’t actually mind Friday the 13th at all. To me, it’s nothing special. It’s just another day. I know people who fear it and I know someone who…

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Planning and writing

(Image by webvilla from Pixabay) I lost half a day on Monday, when it should have been my first day back, due to taking the dog to the vet. It knocked me off…

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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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Mondays are always good…

Monday’s are always good… but then everything usually goes downhill from there! Monday 23 August 2021 Considering I didn’t stop work all weekend and I finished very late on Saturday…

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I need to be more prolific

(Image by Mystic Art Design from Pixabay) Friday 20 August 2021 Friday was one of those busy days where you don’t stop all day but by the end of it you don’t know…

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Down a dark hole

(Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay) (I love this artist’s work!) Not a rabbit hole this time, but it does feel as though the week has vanished down a dark…