Adam – found!

A while ago I talked about how upset I was to have lost my copy of In Search of Adam by Caroline Smailes.   The other evening I was doing a marketing plan for work. Of course, what that really meant was that I watched 2 re-runs of Friends, did a few stomach crunches,...

Procrastination Methods 7 – Cookery Books

This is perhaps not an admission I should make, but cookery books are pretty much my porn. Well, perhaps that’s not the most accurate description. When we were children, my sister would watch videos again and again and again. Watching Annie, The Care Bear...

Full House

A last-minute booking meant a full house on Saturday (I’m currently taking a max of 9), with really lovely people again. One of the things I’m loving about the retreats is meeting other writers, and I’ll set up pub meetings soon. I had less focused...

Procrastination Method 6 – The Internet

Oh, how I love you, world wide web. I have a new theory that anything that isn’t on the web doesn’t really exist. I do remember a time before the internet (I even remember a time before we had a computer) and I didn’t have email until university, but now I find it...

Procrastination Methods 5 – Bikram Yoga

Now, exercise is another of those things that I sometimes avoid by doing writing. I recently joined a Bikram yoga studio though. It’s a series of 26 yoga postures that aren’t particularly difficult but the studio is heated to around 40 degrees, turning it into 90...