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Writing for a Friend

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I bought a giant roll of toilet paper at the corner shop this morning. Yesterday, I tried four different shops and went home with nothing. Today, success. At the Asian store on the High Street, I bought a 10 kilo… Read More »Writing for a Friend

On Retreat

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My mind is filled with sunshine, cicadas and swimming. I’ve just spent a week in the mountains of southern France. I go to a small retreat in the Cévennes National Park each year to work on books-in-progress, to reconnect with… Read More »On Retreat

Fabulous Five-OH!

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I’ve been keeping a gratitude journal for years. The lovely friend Karen who first encouraged me to write down what I’m thankful for passed away this summer. I miss her, and I’m grateful for the love and joy she brought… Read More »Fabulous Five-OH!

A Proper Goodbye

My UK ‘mum’ Val Hopkins died in May. It was quite sudden–the cancer the surgeons thought they’d removed came back suddenly. Just two weeks before I got the message that she was in hospice, she’d served me tea at her house. … Read More »A Proper Goodbye

Q&A Remnant

You have questions about Remnant. I have answers! Thanks to American writer Letitia Moffitt, I have an interview to share with you.  Letitia Moffitt: It seems to me you write just about everything! Poetry, creative nonfiction, stage plays, novellas, and… Read More »Q&A Remnant