Book of the Month: Christmas Fairytales by Nora Roberts

Deck the halls with bows of holly, fa la la la la, la la la la …. So I’m in the spirit of the season… It’s Christmas and I usually love Christmas. I’m not a crazy loon who decorates every square inch of my house inside and out… in fact, for the last couple of years […]

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Have You Seen My Christmas Tree?

My beloved little angels, niece and twin nephews, had a decorate a christmas cake competition this year. It was for a fundraising event that got cancelled in the recent really bad weather. But the cakes were all sold and this is their entry. Erin Read the poem Fighting A Losing Battle and more Poems written […]

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And They Wonder Why I Want to Write? – Burrrrr!

So here in the UK, where experience yet another really poor winter. Last year’s winter was really bad with tempretures plummeting around the country for weeks on end. This year they’re predicting the same. This snow is just going to keep coming. So let me tell you a little bit more about how inconvenient this […]

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A Review of Nanowrimo 2010

My followers told me about NaNoWriMo in 2009. Its 30 days and 30 nights of literary abandonment. Anything goes as long as you hit a target of 50,000 words. Last years event bore the fruits of Devine Intervention, which has now developed in the last twelve months into a series. If I thought achieving this […]

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Book of the Month: Cocktails for Three by Sophie Kinsella/Madeline Wickham

Well, here’s another author who never really appealed to me, but the world went Shopaholic crazy and I figured I’d give it ago and the intention was there to buy at least confessions of a shopaholic when I purposefully walked into a bookstore. But I found myself looking at “Cocktails for Three” Sophie Kinsella writing as […]

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If Love Wasn’t Measured In Flowers

“If roses are red, and violets are blue. Then some time ago I gave my heart to you. But what if our love, wasn’t measured in flowers?  Would you measure it in  seconds, minutes or hours?” Today is my anniversary with Paul. We’ve been together for 11 years. This year has been particularly difficult for […]

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Book of the Month: Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

Best Selling novelist Dan Brown never really appealed to me at all. What I knew of The Da Vinci Code I could write on the back of a postcard and still have room for the address. And to be honest, I knew enough as far as I was concerned. So imagine my surprise when, after […]

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R & R Cuba – 2010

After what I’d describe as probably one of the toughest years I’ve ever experienced Paul and I spent a huge chunk of my redundancy package on a much needed All Inclusive break in Varadero. Now Paul and I booked a holiday in Cuba years ago. The long and short of it all is that after […]

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Book of the Month: Risky Business By Nora Roberts

For the last three days I’ve joined the ranks of the officially unemployed. My time at the insurance company came to an end this Monday and now I have time on my hands. For those of you who read my last review of Nora Roberts, you’ll know I’m not yet convinced by all the hype. But I didn’t […]

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A Fleeting Moment

“For A Fleeting Moment you were by my side, Just a short comparison to this life long ride” November 2007 I said goodbye to many of my friends in the Customer Retention Department and made a bold new step into the unknown world of Fleet Motor Insurance. Little was I to know this was where […]

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