Category Archives: Travel

Greece Provides the Inspiration Yet Again

We arrived back from the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes in the early hours of Sunday morning, after a wonderfully relaxing (lazy) and productive holiday. It’s the first two-week vacation we’ve had since we visited Sri Lanka in 2015, and … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Maddy

Took a bit of a maddy yesterday. I had a 9:30 meeting in Ratho on the very western edge of Edinburgh and managed to get there 1 hour and 10 minutes late. I TOTALLY buggered up the buses and managed … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everybody and December Wrap-Up

Image: PSD Graphics Happy New Year everybody! It’s great to be back blogging again. My new year break is one time of the year when my blogging is at its lowest because I down tools completely to spend time with … Continue reading

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Time is Tight and the Scotrail Fiasco Rumbles On

Image: FoxNoMad Tight with Time Things are starting to get tight with time and for once it’s NOT to do with the eternal battle between the day job and my writing career. This time, it’s Christmas versus DIY. The house … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against the Fare Dodgers

Image: The List TIME Newsfeed summed it up perfectly: if you ever find yourself on a Scottish train without a ticket, don’t even think about trying to sneak a free ride. The video in this article (which has now caused … Continue reading

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Researching the Paranormal

Image: The Sun Very tired yesterday. My eyes felt swollen in their sockets and I was unable to concentrate much for the early part of the day. I thought a good coffee would sort me out, but that just gave … Continue reading

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Manky Scotland

Image: Flickr A manky day, truly manky. It was below freezing for most of it, the overnight snow (yes, snow!) had iced up hard, and I nearly skidded onto my arse at least twice on my way into the day … Continue reading

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Weekend Catch-Up

Image: 1000 Awesome Things And December is up and running! There’s a ton of work sitting in front of me right now in the lead up to the release of SLICK, so stay tuned as everything gathers pace towards the … Continue reading

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Revving Up The Writing Engine

Image: F1 Rewind Okay, so I’m back in the saddle and things are in a low gear, but I’m building up revs. It takes a fair amount of will power to get back into the swing of things properly after … Continue reading

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Back From Rhodes and Ready to Rock

Image: Faliraki-Info.com Hello everyone and welcome back to Freedom from the Mundane! I’ve been gone for over three weeks, quite a long time in the blogging world but then again, needs must. I’ve been away on holiday, recharging my batteries … Continue reading

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