Over the spring and summer this year, I read quite a few books. Most of them brilliant, I have decided that if I get too bored I don't continue right away. I still give the book a second chance later on, because sometimes it's not the book but my mindset, the weather, distractions or not … Continue reading A question for authors
What if? If you were still here, then today we'd spend some time together to celebrate your 56th Birthday. You'd be so happy to now have two healthy grandchildren. We'd go for a walk in the park. Maybe we would be making plans for the weekend. Would you like to go searching for mushrooms, just the … Continue reading What if?
P is for Permission #AtoZChallenge
P is for Permission I have the tendency to ask for permission. Until recently, until coming to the realisation, I had the unexplained need for an acknowledgement of my decisions, a green light, a "go ahead!" All of these things often delayed me in my actions, put me on a detour or kept me from … Continue reading P is for Permission #AtoZChallenge
Is your blog ready for the #AtoZChallenge?
Is your blog ready for the #AtoZChallenge? I am not even going to ask if your posts are ready for A to Z, because mine aren't in the slightest. But there are some things which you might want to verify before the challenge starts, they can be useful for your blog even if your are … Continue reading Is your blog ready for the #AtoZChallenge?
Great Blogging Events – Part 1: Weekly Events
Great Blogging Events - Part 1: Weekly Events When I started blogging last year I quickly realised that there are various events that can tickle ones creativity, gain readers, find new blogs, build a blogging habit... Many of my readers found me through such events, and I found many of the blogs I read through … Continue reading Great Blogging Events – Part 1: Weekly Events
Learning to Twitter – Part 1
As you probably know by now, I hosted a multi-contributor advent calendar in December 2015. There are many things I learnt while playing hostess, and one of them was how to find my way around twitter. I joined twitter in September, just before my first guest appearance and after a blogger had asked me where … Continue reading Learning to Twitter – Part 1
10 disadvantages of writing in a notebook
Last week I shared with you ten reasons why writing in a notebook is great, but with anything that is positive, there are negatives too. So today, I want to share with you ten things that make me think twice before I pick up my notebook and fountain pen to write. Copy-pasting will ruin your … Continue reading 10 disadvantages of writing in a notebook
10 reasons why writing in a notebook is great
What medium do you use to write? A computer? A typewriter? Pen and paper? Pen and a notebook? Today, I want to explore ten advantages of using a notebook for writing. I have a growing collection of Moleskin notebooks, which you might know have smooth paper and are lovely to write on, especially with a … Continue reading 10 reasons why writing in a notebook is great
If we were having coffee – 10 October 2015
Today, I received a very pleasant surprise in my mailbox.