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New Year – new adventure

Any regular readers of this blog may remember that just over a year ago, together with Jill, a friend who is also a writer and painter, I embarked on a career as a crafter at the local Country Market with the aim … Continue reading

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As usual I’m grumbling my way through January

Thank goodness we are nearing the end of January. Even as I sit with bright sunlight pouring through the window and warming my shoulder, I am aware of the dragging feeling that, for me,  epitomises January. This year I tried … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards in true, poetic rhythm

Looking back I realise that 2011 was the year I became a poet. I’d been writing poetry for years before, but 2011 was the year I began to believe. Now, if asked, it is what I say I am – … Continue reading

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There is a new movement afoot and it is Paragram!

As far as I know there are no regular ‘reading ‘ events for poetry and prose in our area – Guildford, Woking, Camberley – so a group of us have decided to test the market. We have formed a group … Continue reading

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Twittering all over the place

I must thank L for introducing me to Twitter as it was meant to be used! Gone are the days of following 6 people and being followed by 4 good friends. Since she explained about the way to build up … Continue reading

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