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My Writing Journey

So Much Writing Here it is, just one month into the new year and my writing journey is going well.  Last year I was a speaker at an event where i talked about my travels. Some really funny things have happened … Continue reading

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Goals for the New Year

New Year Resolutions It’s that time of the year when some folk set their goals or New Year Resolutions for the following year.  It’s less than three weeks before the end of 2018, and so many of us set out … Continue reading

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Speaking of Obituaries

My Interesting Topic I’ve spoken at two writing events about Obituaries.   I met up with some of the attendees beforehand who asked me what I was going to speak about.  I’d laugh and say “I bet you are dying to … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Blog Challenge

UBC – Day 30 The Ultimate of Blog Challenges Over the past few years, I have participated in the Ultimate Blog Challenge. It is always held on a month with 31 days, and the aim is to write a blog … Continue reading

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Decline of Spelling

UBC – Day 15 I am quite sure that those of us who are over 50 years of age, especially those involved in education or writing, will talk of the decline of spelling.  What is happening to our language? Learning … Continue reading

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My Niche?

Niche?  What Niche? I don’t have a “Niche”.  I find this question has come up with the Ultimate Blog Challenge before, and I can’t say that things have progressed to having a “niche”.  In fact, as I have said before, … Continue reading

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End of Year, Beginning of New Year

It is almost the end of year 2017.  Time to reflect and plan the beginning of a New Year. House Sitting Again I am house sitting at Clayfield – just a few short kilometers from the centre of the Brisbane CBD.  A … Continue reading

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Obits – The Stories of Life

Some years ago I “discovered” obituaries or obits as some folk in the industry like to say.   As a lover of life stories, biographies, memoir etc, it fits right into my major interest.  I’d much rather read this genre than … Continue reading

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Editor, Editor. Please Check My Work.

Another friend has published a book – a story of her life.  I have read it.  It is a memoir of a very interesting life, but sadly there are many errors in it. Who needs an Editor? One of the … Continue reading

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Writing Letters – How it helps the Brain!

When did you last write a letter? There was a very interesting article in the local weekend newspaper about the value of writing letters. In fact, the article suggested other writing tasks which would help the brain. Why Write? I … Continue reading

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