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The Green Fields of Home

The Green Fields of Home

This week on Lorna’s Ginspiring Writing Prompts (or, #GinPrompts for short), Lorna asked a simple question: How far have you travelled from home?  I’m not what you’d call a natural traveller. Wanderlust doesn’t seem to be in my blood — while I occasionally want to be somewhere else, I’d usually prefer to already be there, without the fuss of actually getting there, and no matter how much I enjoy being away from home, I also find myself constantly anticipating getting…

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Disconnected Updates

Disconnected Updates

There’s a reason I don’t stick to a schedule on this blog. It’s not necessarily a lack of discipline — I do my best to stick to a Mon-Weds-Fri review schedule on my book blog and it’s reading the books in time that’s the hard part, not remembering to post, because I can always schedule things in advance. It’s just that sometimes there’s nothing to say. Enter me, this morning: Me, this morning: I should probably blog. It’s been a…

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Canada, Cars, and Calamity

Canada, Cars, and Calamity

Just a quick update, because I realised I haven’t posted at all this week. You’re probably aware from notes in my previous posts, as well as my Twitter if you follow me, that I’m currently in Canada visiting my brother. Specifically, I’m right now in a hostel in Kelowna where we’ve stopped overnight en route from Vancouver to Calgary. The journey today didn’t get off to the smoothest start, because about an hour into the journey the exhaust fell off…

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I’m A Glutinous Mess

I’m A Glutinous Mess

Hey there. It’s been a while. My exams actually finished on Monday, a bit before lunch, so I haven’t got much of an excuse for not posting. The truth is, things have been a bit difficult lately. A lot going on, and not all of it to my liking. On Saturday my brother emigrated to Canada. To Calgary, specifically, in Alberta, which is to say, a part of Canada that is a significantly long way away from where I live…

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