Tag Archives: Holiday

New Characters and Old Friends

Image: MensMeditation I cannot believe how long this week is turning out. I’m sleeping again—always good when that happens—but I nearly tripped over my eye lids on my way to the day job yesterday morning—not so good—hate it when that … 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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Planning Out my Literary August

Image: EBF Today is an exciting day: the Edinburgh Book Festival tickets go on sale. The last think I wanted to do was sleep in and miss the 8:30am ticket office opening, the result being that I couldn’t get to … Continue reading

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Poems and Planning

Image: Natalie Roberts The strained headache I had all day wasn’t conducive to work but I fought through it. There was much head rubbing and the occasional pill dropped to get there, and in the end I made some good … Continue reading

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Free Ebooks on Twitter

Image: MadrasGeek.com I’m fast approaching my 1000th Twitter follower, and as a show of thanks, not to mention a heightened sense that there’s a marketing opportunity somewhere in here, I’m giving away all my published books as e-books to whoever … Continue reading

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No Such Thing as a Free Holiday

Image: Villas in Algarve HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY WEE SISTER BINNY!!! And the Winner Is… For the last five days I’ve been getting unwanted phone calls to my mobile. At first it was a Stirling number calling me once a … Continue reading

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