Welcome 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.”
..it was a nightmare trying to pull down and then up, a wet baggy, sand-ridden costume and have it still cover the parts of the body it was supposed to.
This is the third post in a memoir series hosted by Irene Waters over at her blog “Reflections and Nightmares” – “Times Past” is aimed at Continue reading “Times Past: Sand in your Pants”
I have notebooks everywhere. And loads of notes.
When I say everywhere, I mean Continue reading “Organising Chaos – Scrivener for the Scatterbrained”
I don’t know why I thought googling “1980’s pub food Mushroom and Nut Fettuccine” would get me a result because of course, the internet didn’t quite exist for this sort Continue reading “Times Past: Date Meal Delusions”
Sian Williams on BBC Radio 4 presents a practical and optimistic guide to boosting brain power – 5 episodes of 15 minutes.
In case you missed it, this was an excellent and accessible summary of practical research you could try with your own brain.
This post forms part of a series I am writing to pull together some research and personal experience on Chemobrain, what it is and how you might manage it and help yourself.
It’s a reasonably long post (2,750 words approx) covering:
1. My brain and its thinking:
-Poor Prospective Memory
-Inability to see the wood for the trees.
2. What I do about it Continue reading “CHEMO BRAIN Part III – Notes to Self”
Forgive me reader, for it is more than three weeks since my last
confession blog and the pressure to produce something is growing, despite a promise to be kind to myself and another pact I made silently – not to bore you with drivalous self-obsessed rantings. Ah, well.. Continue reading “Resolutions, Routine and Rebellion”