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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 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 30 January 2024: Too much people, again…

I had too much people yesterday. Yes, two people is too much. (Although the second person was really three…) Saying that, the two dogs I saw were perfectly fine. One…

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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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Friday 24 November 2023: A Very Good Day

It doesn’t take a lot to make me happy in the greater scheme of things, and yesterday was no exception. Yesterday was a Very Good Day. I used to work…

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Tuesday 31 October 2023: Happy Halloween!

Monday started well. I was up on time and I was at my desk on time. And then I started work. First job was yesterday’s blog post. I should have…

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Thursday 10 August 2023: A morning of writing

For the second day on the trot the poet was up early and off on a business trip. On Tuesday he had to drive south to the midlands. Yesterday he…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Wed 1 June

Chapter 22: Week commencing Wednesday 1 June Last week’s diary should have finished on Wednesday, but I was so busy I didn’t have time to go into detail. I’ll do…

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Publishing paperbacks continues

Image by Piotr Wytrążek from Pixabay Thursday After two late nights on the trot, I had a lie-in on Thursday. But even when I got to my desk, I still…

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I worked on Sunday after all

Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay This post just keeps on posting itself, regardless of when I schedule it to post. This time, if it happens again, I’m leaving it…

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HOT!

That’s the weather. We’re here in the middle of a heatwave, which is suiting a lot of people. It doesn’t suit me, but I don’t mind it. We have all…

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Diary of a non-fiction book: Reading and making notes

The writing part is going very slowly at the moment. This is because I’m still in reading mode and still only making notes. What I do is, working in 25-minute…

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Tuesday 3 September 2019

I’m getting used to the electronic diary, but it’s taking time. I keep wanting to look at something in my physical diary and then remembering that it’s on my phone…

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Tuesday 23 July 2019

I got through quite a lot of work in a short time yesterday. It was a busy day. First of all I read the last few chapters of the NetGalley…

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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…

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Hard copy versus electronic copy proofreading

I don’t normally edit or proofread on screen. I find I miss things and, anyway, reading hard copy exercises different eye muscles (apparently). So I usually print my editing and…

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – day 5

We were going to visit my mom on Saturday and then stop off at Sherwood Forest, or similar, on the way back as it was going to be such a…

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Diary of a non-fiction book: week 1 – day 2

Tuesday was a much better, more productive day. I finished my chores thirty minutes earlier than usual, so was able to do some catch-up work from Monday. The first thing…

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Diary of a non-fiction book: week 1 – day 1

The day didn’t get off to a great start. I’ve been fighting a cold and a “bit of a throat” for a couple of weeks and at the end of…