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Left holding the baby

Candice: Its my turn to have a dig at Phil today as, for once, he is off swanning on holiday and I am left to write both of this week’s blog posts.  292 more words

Writing

Book review: 'A Walk in the Woods' by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson thinks he knows what to expect when he embarks on a journey to hike the Appalachian Trail — some 2,000 miles, stretching from Georgia to Maine. 667 more words

Books

Writing Blog Tour: I use a keyboard sometimes

Little Big Politics.

Confession. I have been tagged in a writing blog tour, not once, not twice, but three times. IN THE LAST MONTH.

By my beloved friends: the Irishman  806 more words

Scribblings

Hush Puppies Y'all

It’s funny to think that the words that we use everyday can be considered historical relics. We forget that our day-to-day vocabulary is peppered with expressions and phrases that preserve elements of our history, offering insight into the ordinary lives of our ancestors. 580 more words

Food

The Intel: Colin Cotterill

As you toil away writing in the back room of your two-up two-down spare a thought for poor old Colin Cotterill, who pens his crime novels in a small fishing village in southeast Asia. 2,042 more words

Authors

Bill Bryson 'The Life and Times of The Thunderbolt Kid'

2006, 375 p.

When feeling that I need to justify being in a CAE bookgroup when, heaven knows I surely have enough reading that I… 491 more words

Book Reviews

Missing the chance to Walk

A lot of things have made me think of my Dad lately. First, my brother’s wedding. How crushingly depressing it is to think about him not being around to witness his oldest, first-born son, his namesake get married. 553 more words