Monthly Archives: January 2011

What happened to those New Year’s resolutions?

Now we’re nearing the end of January and Christmas seems a distant memory (the tree’s gone, the decorations are down, the cards have been recycled, even the weight has been lost), I thought I’d review progress on my new year’s … Continue reading

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Looking forward

What am I looking forward to? Initially this seemed such a difficult question to answer because I was trying to think of specific events in the future and I could only come up with one: my cruise next summer. The … Continue reading

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Why am I doing this?

I decided to start a blog because I thought it would help me to focus on writing and become more disciplined.  I also felt that if my writing was being ‘published’, it would make me consider the content, structure and … Continue reading

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It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day…

It’s a new list of New Year’s resolutions.  All over the country, people are participating in the annual ritual of writing their New Year’s resolutions, full of turkey and pudding and raging optimism.  This will definitely be the year when … Continue reading

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What I read in December

Being snowed in has done wonders for my December reading.  What a good selection of books!  The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers – Paul Torday – 4/5 Classic Torday: unusual storyline with unpleasant but strangely likeable characters.  Uncomfortable situations develop … Continue reading

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