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This morning I am enjoying the so-far-nonexistent after-effects of my first COVID-19 vaccination jab, and the last few days of my holidays. For one reason or the other, or because of the double-shot espresso I just knocked back, I’m feeling … Continue reading

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My Year of Busking

Fifty two weeks. Fifty two stories. As of the middle of July, my Friday flash fiction project had its anniversary. To my utter astonishment, I didn’t miss a single deadline. I came close a couple of times, but not nearly … Continue reading

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TMoRP Day 11 – Finishing a story

I just finished a writing project. On the one hand, that should be nothing, considering I’ve now written a new story every week for the last fifteen or so weeks. But this was a bit different, in that it was … Continue reading

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100 for 100 challenge

I’ve just returned from a very quick trip to introduce my children to that abyssal money sink some people call skiing. I’ve learned a couple of things. The first is that I have the knees of a terribly old man. … Continue reading

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The juggling act

Now that my almost-midyear birthday is out of the way, I’ve been taking stock of where I’m up to. Normally that would mean reviewing the goals I set for myself at the start of the year and seeing how comprehensively … Continue reading

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