Tag Archives: Nick Verron

A photograph…

Looking for photographs, I opened a folder on the computer. The first image I came across had me unexpectedly in tears. I have seen it hundreds of times and simply smiled, if a little wistfully. Yet this time, for some … Continue reading

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Are computers the death knell for writers? Ask Google…

Another writer’s rant from the archives… It was the final straw… yet another article about how a stupendous programme can increase your readership. This one touted its ability to engage a reader’s emotions, based on statistical analysis of the emotive … Continue reading

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Trip Up in the Sun – Reblogged from Nick Verrron

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Nick’s account of his adventures in Tenerife…

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Top ten posts of 2016 – first batch

There are over five thousand posts on this site. According to the stats, these are the most viewed posts of the year: Taking the slow road north It was springtime, just, though the calendar still said otherwise. I had time … Continue reading

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“Pin your Tweet for Nick”

I have to thank Sally Cronin for the idea…..and it is both simple and brilliant. I would never have thought of it! Why not, she suggested, ask if people would use their ‘pinned tweet’ facility on Twitter to support the … Continue reading

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There, back and other stuff…

A productive and very wet weekend is over, and I am once more home, just long enough for a coffee, with a suitcase full of laundry, memories to cherish and an interesting selection of things on my to-do list… including … Continue reading

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Look what you’ve done….

I walked in, having finished the morning’s work before I would normally have left the house. It is almost like having a day off. The dog looked at me reproachfully from under the sofa cushions… at least until I picked … Continue reading

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Sunday morning….

The mad rush of Saturday, trying to get everything prepared, to cover all bases and failing abysmally to catch up after a week of mayhem is followed by a gentle awakening to a perfect Sunday morning. Luxuriant moments of stillness … Continue reading

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Flying high

I don’t really need to say much about these videos… my sons were skydiving for charity  yesterday. Nothing I could write says more than their faces.The two of them have been through so much together over the past few years… it … Continue reading

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The problem with sons…

“What in God’s name made you come up with that idea?” “‘Possum ergo facit,’” my son replies. “‘I can therefore…’” It stands to reason. There are many things Nick cannot do since the attack that changed all our lives. He … Continue reading

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