Rainy Days

The last few weeks have been dedicated to finishing my second novel and beginning the least loved part of any writing endeavour – the editing. Totally caught in the process you sometimes forget to notice what is going on around you (unless it involves chocolate). I had to step back and just clear my head. […]

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Walking the fine line of life

. Then we moved to pets and how in looking after them our mood can improve. This led to a discussion on mental health where we were both very frank. It is a necessary element to wellbeing.

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Writer’s block comes in many forms and isn’t always about the writer

Being aware of those around us, of nature and taking pleasure in simple things is soothing.

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Stand over tactics and a haibun

Writers are strange creatures who take from the world around them and find the need to put it down in some sort of written form, and they do. Stranger still is the fact that often they will create something and find it suits situations they weren’t expecting. They go with an idea, finding the method […]

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Forgotten Magic, a look at nature from Emotions in Eruption

Thought I would do a poem this post. I have used nature as my muse in all three of my books, Emotions in Eruption, Emotions in Evolution and my new one Emotions in Existence. I am convinced if we allowed it, nature would enrich our lives to an extent that would surprise us. It’s not […]

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The world in colour by The Human Hand.

Writing poetry just happened. I didn’t intend it and I don’t even know if I am good at it. There is a chance I could suck completely. Despite this I keep going. Ideas seem to spring up out of nowhere and scream at me, demanding their release. So many experiences in my life have left […]

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Romans Like Aurelius

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius With all the thinking I have been putting into the last few posts I’ve come to the slow realisation that I have actually managed to inspire […]

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