Tag Archives: Paul Auster

If it weren’t for Paul Auster…

If you’ve read the biography page on my website, you’ll have come across the mention of a writer called Paul Auster. And if you’ve known me long enough, you’ll recognise that same writer as one who is regularly mentioned or … 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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Sarah Palin: American Ambassador

Image: The Periscope Post Sarah Palin is for Real Twitter throws up the most amazing things sometimes. Occasionally you pick up something someone has said and it totally connects, other times you feel like you want to throttle someone for … Continue reading

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Ten Questions

Image: Sam Churchill Did anyone notice the funny faux pas in yesterday’s post? “I’ve never actually been to Cornwall, Devon…” Gee, how I laughed when I noticed the English county confusion I caused. I thought for today’s post I would … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Book Festival Programme Announced

Image: British Council I logged on to the Edinburgh Book Festival website first thing yesterday morning, but my hopes of an early scan of the 2010 events programme was dashed when I found out it was a 12 noon launch. … Continue reading

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Collecting Juicy Butts

Image: Indi Samarajiva Edinburgh bathed in warm sunshine yesterday making it a grand end to a turbulent week on the weather front. We’ve gone from heavy snow and sleet to glorious sunshine in the space of hours. Remarkable, but when … Continue reading

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Avoiding Doing Nothing

Image: Alan Levine It would appear that TweetDeck is a pretty good thing – thanks Devon for leading the way. I installed it this afternoon and within five minutes had overloaded my API allowance and had to turn it off, … Continue reading

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