Alphabetical Days P is for Provolone, pizza, postcards and puffins What’s in your fridge, freezer and kitchen cupboard? I’ve had a block of Provolone piccante cheese in the zero degree compartment of my fridge for a long time. A very long time. I bought it at Lidl’s during one of their Italian Weeks back in… Read More All the time in the world – alphabetical days – P
Alphabetical Days M is for Mallards, Moss, Mantel, Mel and Me More writing, more reading, more radio, and more cooking. Time to do more of the things I enjoy doing at home. Apart from having Hilary Mantel’s latest book The Mirror and the Light to read, I have plans to read Anna Karenina, having bought… Read More All the time in the world – alphabetical days – M
Work on hold due to cataract ops in February and March. Currently have one long-sighted eye and one short. Looking forward to 20/20 vision and night sight – like the owls, and a decent pair of reading glasses. I am looking longingly at Hilary Mantel’s lastest volume The Mirror and the Light and thinking about… Read More Waiting for a pair of new eyes
Workin’ 9 to 5 What a way to make a livin’ 9 to 5 musical box I am listening to my musical box instead of working. Watching the two little mice turn – little girl mouse watching little boy mouse, who is loaded down with pens, pencils and a huge rubber and paperclip. Not sure… Read More As Dolly Parton once sang
Papers, papers everywhere. Draft 29 of a short story, 112th of a script – just kidding. It just feels like that when you are perfecting your work for readers, which are currently competition judges. Checking and rechecking, rewritng, reading aloud, trying to judge your work objectively. Sometimes I have no idea if my fiction writing … Read More Where’s my script?
What is the collcetive noun for a group of writers? Online Quill Cafe lists about 100. Where they come from I don’t know but I delight in the appropriateness of them. When read together, they tell the story of a writer’s life. I like a syntax of writers best but I love others like an… Read More A scribble of writers