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the “new” blog

Hi all, this is just a quick message to let you know the new design of my blog is up and running. I had to move it to a new host, so if you’re subscribed through wordpress or by email, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on diary of a(n accidental) housewife:
I kissed special k goodbye this morning – the kind of fond, slightly melting kiss of the long-committed. And I suddenly got the fear you get when you almost have a…

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armour/amour

The very basis of a romance novel is this: Two people have each experienced certain things in their lives. In reaction, they have armed themselves, so that said things never happen to them again. Then love comes along, and it … Continue reading

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my marriage thesis

A dear friend I met during my writing course was married this weekend, under a steely, stormy sky. She asked me to say some things about marriage during the ceremony, because she and I have talked extensively about what it … Continue reading

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salmon pasta

This is the dish my mother-in-law would make whenever we went round to dinner in Glasgow, because I begged her to. It has become my go-to dish for some very good reasons: It’s quick, easy, healthy and above all DELICIOUS! … Continue reading

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all the tv shows are doing it, so why can’t I?

oh wait, I can! I hereby declare a Christmas hiatus. Till Jan or something. I feel the need to write in my journal a bit, which I don’t do when I blog. All I want for Christmas is some self-knowledge. … Continue reading

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another writing day

I’m not doing very well writing at the moment. Doing slightly better with my dishes – I put my mum on speaker phone tonight, and some family gossip made the process much easier to bear. I can’t exactly employ the … Continue reading

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