Half-term – how was it?
Oct31

Half-term – how was it?

I felt quite sad that we weren’t going on holiday in October half-term, but what was it like in reality? In reality, I didn’t miss being on holiday at all. I was actually too busy with work to even give it a thought. For many months, all through last autumn, last winter and into the spring I had very little work. Some months, I literally worked for two clients – the kids’ books I work on every month and a...

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My son, the summer and cricket
Oct30

My son, the summer and cricket

Regular readers will know that my son never stops playing sport. In fact, in the winter in term-time, he is literally doing sport seven days a week. In addition to his three PE lessons a week, he has two rugby training sessions and a rugby match, a football training session and a football match, plus two basketball training sessions. And he loves it. He wouldn’t have it any other way and nor would we. But then sometime in the...

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Silent Sunday 29.10.17
Oct29

Silent Sunday 29.10.17

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Project 365 2017 Week 43
Oct28

Project 365 2017 Week 43

It’s half-term, but it hasn’t been a particularly fun or relaxing one. I’ve been very busy with work and the kids have done their own thing. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 273 – Sunday 22nd October – just three weeks after the Cheltenham half marathon, I decided to run another one! The Stroud half marathon went remarkably well and I was feeling on top of the world at the end, when I crossed...

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Last Breath by Robert Bryndza
Oct27

Last Breath by Robert Bryndza

This year I’ve been loving the Detective Erika Foster series by Robert Bryndza, so I was very excited when my friend lent me the fourth book in the series – Last Breath. And, just with the previous Erika Foster books, I loved it so much that I devoured it in three days flat. The tortured body of a young woman is found dumped in a communal bin. DCI Erika Foster is one of the first on the scene, but unfortunately it’s...

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