Am I just ridiculously sentimental? That’s probably why I’ve become a writer. I suppose we all are sentimental in some form or another.
…and my uncle jumps to my mind and I imagine him lecturing me how this needs to be turned into a screenplay and he knows a screenwriter and she’s fantastic and I think yep he always knows a woman and he asks me where did I get those women geez…
You may well be reading this with headphones in. I dare to wonder what music you associate with me?
Another weekend is upon us. The wider world out there is, as always, full of happenings none of us probably can have the slightest impact upon. However, here is information you may […]
A pleasant Saturday morning: Slowly the short story is coming together. Here’s a tiny peek. This is the first new draft writing I’ve shared since Conventions was published:
Monday motivation, courtesy of the Voice of America’s Instagram: I know over in Britain it is not an ordinary Monday. It’s the May bank holiday. Thus the need for “Monday” motivation today […]
As you may have seen on my Instagram, on Friday we traveled across the pond to Pennsylvania to see my father for Easter, and to have a holiday here in the U.S.: […]
I don’t normally do more than one post a day. But the stark difference in the subject matter between this one and the previous one is such that I could not combine […]
It’s early on a Sunday. Let’s have a lighthearted post. Who prompted this?: Adele Archer. Yesterday, the “International Relations” series author amusingly described the music in her life growing up. I won’t […]
We’re off later to see what will be our latest house starting on Friday. Another moving week ahead. As I told my dad the other day on FaceTime, “It’s in Hertfordshire, which […]
Some Sunday morning pop music fun. Friends of ours – the husband, specifically – outside of Bristol have a huge collection of old LPs and 45s dating back many decades. We arrived […]
As you know, we are borrowing our friends’ holiday apartment here in Tenerife, in Spain’s Canary Islands. The clocks went forward last night here in Western Europe. So it was darker an […]
You may recall that post I wrote last summer about Frank Sinatra’s Strangers In The Night song. I enjoy settling back now and then to his music. Last night, pre-dinner, I was […]
Whether we like it or not, life is one big risk-taking venture. Yet fearing to fail is one reason most of us don’t try to do what we want to do. Who […]
Having been mostly in a generally downer (and I admit, sometimes foul) mood due perhaps unsurprisingly to my uncle and then my mother dying two weeks apart in October, Patrina Morris has […]