Category Archives: Inspiration

Excess Baggage

Or 6 essentials for the writer on holiday Wondering if you can possibly be without a book or a notepad for even a week? And what about the laptop? What’s the wifi like at your palm-fringed idyll or your remote … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Sometimes events line up in a most surprising way, stretching coincidence to the very limits of credulity. The statisticians will tell us that it’s all pure chance, the probabilities can all be calculated and that one day the lottery draw … Continue reading

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Elixir of Youth

Feeling jaded? Lost the edge? Here’s an old remedy rediscovered. The days tick by and pile up into weeks and months ever more rapidly. Reminders of age and mortality come by more often – pension choices, higher premiums for travel insurance, … Continue reading

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Memory Store

What’s in your attic or mouldering in your basement? Maybe it’s time to find out, time to open the boxes and let the memories out. Simply amazing, the stuff you find in boxes. Not that the stuff was particularly amazing when … Continue reading

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Think Again

All too often we stick with our tastes and opinions for no better reason than we never bother to re-consider them. Mother: ‘Why have you left your mushrooms?’ Child: ‘I hate mushrooms!’ Mother: ‘No you don’t, you love mushrooms, we had … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Who’d have thought there were so many definitions of inspiration? Easy to forget (if you ever knew it) that amongst other things it’s the opposite of expiration. And expiration takes us down the road of expire and all the different … Continue reading

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