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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.”

Times Past: Sand in your Pants

..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”

Times Past: Wash Day Dander

This is the second post in a memoir series hosted by Irene Waters over at her blog “Reflections and Nightmares” - "Times Past" is aimed at giving some ‘social insights into the way the world has changed between not only  Continue reading "Times Past: Wash Day Dander" 

Organising Chaos – Scrivener for the Scatterbrained

I have notebooks everywhere. And loads of notes.

When I say everywhere, I mean Continue reading “Organising Chaos – Scrivener for the Scatterbrained”

Times Past: Date Meal Delusions

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”

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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.

Click here

CHEMO BRAIN Part III – Notes to Self

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

-Distractibility

-Inability to see the wood for the trees.

2. What I do about it Continue reading “CHEMO BRAIN Part III – Notes to Self”

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”

Resolutions, Routine and Rebellion

Lisa Reiter Resolutions, Routine and RebellionForgive 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”

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