Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Agèd P

My 90 year old mother is turning into a fruitcake. Her memory is that of a butterfly, her reasoning seeming to rely on two neurones and a single synapse. Currently she lives in old people’s home close to the centre … Continue reading

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Olympic Blues

Bizarre.  I’m being offered Olympic tickets from all sorts of sources, all legit I think, when only a few months ago my carefully filled in application was declined. Hours had been poured into working out what dates and times we … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Your Oats?

My random musings meandered recently to oats. I’m beginning to believe that this humble cereal may not be quite as dull as it seems from first glance. Mystery, an interesting present, an exotic past are attached to this tiny grain, … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Cox, Literary Agent

Deciding who to seek an opinion from about the future of the publishing industry was easy; the obvious choice being Peter Cox, owner of Redhammer literary agency, founder of Litopia writers’ colony and part-time Oracle. So I was delighted when … Continue reading

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Virgin Blogger

It’s an interesting position to be in; best placed to write about virgin blogs, as not having  written one is my reality, but not yet skilled as a blogger. I am saved from the nadir of experience by having now … Continue reading

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