I am, as I recently found out, a librocubicularist and I don’t mind one bit. It just means I like to read in bed. (or on the bed as the case may be). Nothing I’d prefer to do more – given the chance. As a teenager, I’d much rather be inside reading than outside with … Continue reading Reading for Distraction
Research is always an important part of the writing process. Gathering information to add life and credibility to a story. The satisfaction of finding some gems that you have been searching for, or ones that you didn't realize you were needing to add to your narrative. Weaving both fact and fiction together. Trying to determine … Continue reading Fact Finding Missing
I've just come back from a trip to India and there were a few issues with our accommodation. I used an online booking site for some of the hotels and discovered, the hard way, that the photos posted and the accompanying reviews may not necessarily be one hundred percent truthful. In fact after we decided … Continue reading Not quite what it seems…
Out walking the other day, I came across a detour sign – it wasn’t there earlier when I walked past. Isn’t that like life though – detours turn up unexpectedly. If you are familiar with the area – you think – okay there’s a detour but I know it will probably mean I’m going along … Continue reading Detours
On my morning walk in a local park recently I found a painted rock in the fork of a tree with the adage "Every cloud has a silver lining". I took a photo and continued on my way figuring someone else might benefit from seeing it. Later I remembered seeing something on line, somewhere, about … Continue reading Kindness Rocks
Stories, whether via books or my imagination have always been a huge part of my life. I love to read and love to invent my own stories. I still have one of my earliest forays into the written word - a handwritten and illustrated story when I was around 11, about the Adventures of Super … Continue reading Why Write?
If you want to be an author, they said. You need to blog. What do I blog about? It doesn't really matter to start with, she said. No one will be reading it anyway. It will take you a while to find your voice, to settle in. So here I am. Trying to figure this … Continue reading Where to start?
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton