Tagged: reading


A Rectory Menagerie

My childhood home, a rambling rectory, not only housed my family but a marvellous menagerie of creatures. Among our more exotic pets were a pair of chameleons and some tree frogs. The chameleons darted...

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The Writing Process…some tips

Here is a bit of light reading about writing. The ‘tips’ could be longer and there could be more of them…but it isn’t that kind of blog. The tips are more like little nudges;...

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When I first met Ava Lavelle I didn’t like her. I thought she was a bossy, highly opinionated woman in her seventies and that her awfulness would be entertaining….she was, after all, a fictional...