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How to worm a cat, Flash Fiction and other ways to tackle Perfectionism.

book-cover-with-5-stars2Welcome to my stop on the Rough Writers Tour Around the World as we launch the first flash fiction anthology from the Carrot Ranch on-line literary community. If you’re new here, you might be wondering why a memoir writer is peddling flash fiction? And we’ll get onto that, Continue reading “How to worm a cat, Flash Fiction and other ways to tackle Perfectionism.”

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The Funny Challenge of Rik Mayall and Misogyny

Rik Mayall in 2004 at the UK Film Premiere in London of the classic novel by Jules Verne "Around The World In 80 Days". (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)
Rik Mayall in 2004 at the UK Film Premiere in London of the classic novel by Jules Verne “Around The World In 80 Days”. (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)

Continue reading “The Funny Challenge of Rik Mayall and Misogyny”

Sharing a Laugh – World Laughter Day

I remember laughing ’til it hurt, not able to get my breath with the tiny muscles between my ribs straining in complaint – I think of friends round a dinner table and a blue suit! I remember Dave telling the joke (although not what the joke was) – It was something about a man in a blue suit and it apparently needed telling in an Italian accent.

It was one of those ‘shaggy-dog’ stories with Continue reading “Sharing a Laugh – World Laughter Day”

Writer Driven by Distraction

DougalSome days I’m not even as sharp as Dougal on Father Ted and as my attention wanders, as I lose my keys, glasses, train of thought, I wonder whether to accept it as simple signs of middle-aging.. Continue reading “Writer Driven by Distraction”

Laughing on bad hair days

IMG_1246These might be crap photos but I renounce perfectionism and anyway Katy has demanded more photos. (You should try saying ‘NO’ to her..)

The week before last, I felt a real urge to Continue reading “Laughing on bad hair days”

A Day in the Life of a Middle-aged Neurotic Health Freak

Wake up naturally (to avoid tampering with circadian rhythms)

Attach pedometer

Rush downstairs as its a bit late to start the day – Take aloe vera and probiotics for gut health

Drink cup of green tea for polyphenol content

Back upstairs Continue reading “A Day in the Life of a Middle-aged Neurotic Health Freak”

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