Tag Archives: Reading

Baccara Burning Launched Today

As you’ll know, these last few months have been pretty turbulent for me, what with sickness, a new job, and other life events. The result of all this change meant I hadn’t written anything in a year, which was probably … Continue reading

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GDR Annual Review 2011/12

My writing year runs from September to July, with August my month off to evaluate and plan. Usually I do this during and at the Edinburgh Book Festival, but it wasn’t to be this year. Here’s how I did… What … Continue reading

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Missing the Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is a week old, kicking off at Charlotte Square last Saturday and by all accounts, it’s going well in what is its 50th year. I say “by all accounts” because so far this year, I’ve … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Image: Slate.com Happy Groundhog Day! Although this is mainly an American and Canadian custom, I love the whole idea of it. Punxsutawney Phil comes out and if he sees his shadow, we get six more weeks of winter. As it … Continue reading

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I’m Back and with Book News Galore

Image: JT Lindroos Hello again an welcome back to Freedom from the Mundane, the daily writing blog I have been keeping up since sometime in 2004. My blogging record since 2012 began has been dismal. In fact, I’ve not blogged … Continue reading

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A Christmas Bevy with Mogwai

Image: Unknown Mogwai This was one gig I had to get a review put together sharpish, due to the tightness of my schedule in the last few days running up to Christmas. I wrote half of it last night and … Continue reading

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A Child Abuse Reminder from Banksy at Christmas

Image: BBC Mega busy in the day job yesterday after my boss landed a heap of trouble on my desk at the last moment. Christmas cheer abounds in the office these days, so much so in fact, that yesterday the … Continue reading

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