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A Different Way to Write Realistic Characters - Part 2: Objective and Obstacle


If you’ve read Part One of this short series of writing tips, you will have seen the importance of creating interesting and realistic characters, even if they aren’t human. 1,298 more words

Subtly Timed Request For Sponsorship

Happy pay day!

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I thought I’d publish a timely post for those of you who haven’t had the luck to be ambushed by me in the office kitchen / pub / yoga studio… 469 more words

Mud Run

Team Half Assed Heros GO!

I get to drink and run!?

Yes, two weeks ago I participated in an obstacle course 5k. But this wasn’t any old obstacle course, oh no. 622 more words


Obstacles in the Immigration Process

Well, it was bound to happen. We have our first problem with the immigration process.

We received an email today from the Manila office today. I guess that’s the good news. 174 more words


Olympic Hurdles Try Out

It was terrifying for her when she first arrived and she had to be carried to and from the boat to do her business.
We were often in hysterics in the evenings hearing her owner telling her to ‘Come on’ with as much encouragement as he could muster as she simply sat on the deck and looked at him. 164 more words


Tough Mudder 2015

What a tiring weekend!

Friday night I drove up to Cirencester with my friend for the 2015 South West Tough Mudder. We got to the site around 21:30, set up camp and cracked open a few beers. 305 more words


What I've learned so far...

My realisations so far include:

– although a painful start the more often I run the less I need my inhaler (I did my first 5k without it the other day, and it was my fastest yet, I was chuffed) 209 more words

Mud Run