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Spell Check, Grammar Check Done

I may have mentioned in my post last night that the arrival or my novel is imminent. After 18 months of labouring away it is now down to the finishing touches. It’s been grammar checked, spell checked and read through by two people, a few plot holes plugged and even the cover designed. Just one …

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Announcements

Spinach The Life Force

Spinach is one of my favourite vegetables it has to be said, a versatile leaf it can grow perpetually all year round and can be added to pretty much anything. Spinach is really good for you and I often add it to meals, fuelling my writing with healthy food is important and I do enjoy …

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Foster For The Good Life

Teigan volunteered at the shelter in her spare time, she was there at least 2 days a week and always enjoyed looking after the long term residents. There was one particular ‘Pup’ who had seemingly been there forever, always ignored on the open days despite always putting her front and centre. It troubled Teigan as …

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The Branch

Glen had always loved the forest, it had been his sanctuary for the last 15 years. Maintaining the forest was his job, although it didn’t need much work because of the rigorous plan he had implemented at the start. Knowing every inch of the forest was his advantage, nothing surprised him anymore, if a twig …

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Happy National Lasagna Day 2020

Lasagne, need I say more? Its the food of the gods and infinitely adaptable, I dare you to find a requirement it cannot satisfy, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian name one it can be done! So whether you are making lasagne today or not I suggest you consider trying another version next time you make it. …

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Life Thoughts

Catastrophe In Progress

Whilst the flora and fauna of this world flourish in a reduced carbon emissions society we have now hit another speed bump. A switch from plastic bags to disposable masks is producing a frankly disgusting litter situation. Whether dropped accidentally or not this careless unsanitary behaviour is as bad as not wearing a mask at …

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Thoughts

Lockdown Hierarchy: 3 New Classes of People Emerge

The lockdown has brought out the best and worst in people. For some kindness and generosity has been their focus for others ignorance knows no bounds. After observing the last 4 months or so it has become obvious 3 new types of people have emerged. Heroes – These are the people who tirelessly work to …

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Changing Delivery Routes

Bex looked at the map, she was new to the area so she thought taking a delivery job would help her learn the best routes around town. Despite having a satnav she still felt it was better to familiarise herself and taking a job as a taxi driver was risky, people didn’t appreciate getting lost …

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Thoughts

Never Underestimate the Power of the Mind

The mind can play powerful tricks on you whether you like to admit it or not. It can bring you to your knees, trapped in a ball of anxiety or even excruciating physical pain. I do not profess to hold the answer to combating this often debilitating situation but offering personal insight might help others …

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Burn The Bra It’s Uncomfortable Anyway

Traditionally, a burning bra symbolised women rights and freedoms. We have since moved on from burning clothing to other protest form. I however would still happily burn my bras they are uncomfortable and I will have to replace them. I don’t truly believe that the bra is a symbol of oppression as some feminists do …

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