Category Archives: Lifestyle

It’s your choice…

Out with the old, in with the new!

My blog updates have been neglected of late, so may I apologise to those of you who take the trouble to visit my site on a regular basis. The only explanation I can offer is the festive season: the chaotic … Continue reading

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Jack of All Trades

My husband had two interviews for Project Manager jobs this week and although this is a complex and responsible area of work, it made me realise how many women are born to fit this role, because they live the life … Continue reading

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Manchester Christmas Markets

The Christmas Markets came back to Manchester just over a week ago for their 16th year, and it has become our tradition to pay them a visit — we even walked around them on our wedding day, last year. We’ve … Continue reading

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Papering Over the Cracks

We’ve been doing a lot of decorating lately in our house, over recent months, and have now volunteered our services to my mum to redecorate her lounge. What I’ve taken from this extended period of physical labour is that doing … Continue reading

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Danish Crime – Manchester Literature Festival

Last Monday, my husband and I – can’t help but come over all regal whenever I hear that phrase – attended the first of this year’s events at the Manchester Literature Festival. This was Danish Crime featuring ‘two of Denmark’s … Continue reading

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Determination is the key!

Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the start of my blog and it passed without ceremony or celebration – with the exception of an anniversary notice from WordPress, that is. Not that I expected anything different. When I decided to … Continue reading

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Free-forming!

Helen Yendall has made a couple of references recently to ‘Morning Pages’ on her Blog About Writing. (Helen’s doing well as I noticed her blog also had a mention on Charlie Britten’s Write On last week; this time talking about … Continue reading

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Jolly Holiday

On Tuesday of this week, I was treated to a day out by my very good friend, Anne, as a reward for helping her daughter in the run up to her GSCE exams. We decided on a small village called … Continue reading

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A Linguistic Headache

Now the creative writing course is firmly under my belt – can’t quite believe how quickly the eight weeks flew by – I’ve thrown myself, headlong, in to my proofreading course having now submitted my first assignment and almost at … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Within a day or so I should have completed the eighth and final week of the Start writing fiction course, with Future Learn. It has flown by, but has it been worth it? Definitely! As well as finding out more … Continue reading

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