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An Evening at The SKY Project

Image: theskyproject.co.uk I think it’s safe to say that yesterday was one of the most rewarding days I’ve had as a writer. When I first picked up the pen in any serious kind of fashion, the last thing I ever … Continue reading

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Keeping Balanced

Image: Metal Minnie I felt much better yesterday morning. I‘d got a great sleep the night before and was into work bright and early. Working early means I seem to get more done; less distractions and people sapping my time. … Continue reading

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Homey Boy

Image: Homeys.co.uk I’ve ordered some new slippers. I came across some fabulous foot offerings called Homeys and was swept away, not only with the comfort they look like they have (like walking on shag pile) but also their designs—take a … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

Image: stock A full day and one with many satisfying writing outcomes. After a long week, I really needed to get into some good solid writing if only to preserve my own sanity. Thankfully, I got the required dosage of … Continue reading

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What If Moments

Image: Unknown Woke up yesterday with a bit of a cold; stuffed head and nose, sneezing, heavy eyes—you know they type of thing. Maybe I’m working too hard. Or more likely it was because I went to bed topless and … Continue reading

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Finding The Right Space

Image: Elward Photography I can’t seem to find a minute of peace at the moment; the day job is mad and I’m champing at the bit to get back into some form of regulated writing. I can’t find regular slots … Continue reading

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Zoolook

Nice and cold this morning – perfect for listening to my new CD, a re-order of an album I had on cassette tape many years ago, but have not heard since. Zoolook was always my favourite Jean Michel Jarre album … Continue reading

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One Of Those Days

It was one of those days. Everything I started didn’t seem to follow through, and I ended up fiddling around trying to work out what was going wrong and getting bogged down with it all. Not good. I’m behind on … Continue reading

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Ayres Rock Landed On My Head

Sorry I’ve not been around – I’ve been battling with a major dilemma. I’m ready to talk about it now. The other day I read an interview with William McIlvanney, the Scottish author and poet of some considerable stature. It … Continue reading

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Jealousy’s Not For Me

I see yesterday’s blog entry about a certain Mr. Pete Doherty created a healthy level of debate. Nice to see so much excitement around on a Friday. I stand by what I said of the guy, but I can see … Continue reading

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