Funnily enough I didn’t get as much reading done in October as in previous months. I didn’t get as much anything done, to be honest. Here is a synopsis of what I did manage to get through (TL;DR – it was mainly keeping a tiny human alive). Continue reading “October Reads”
In Edinburgh it is festival time.
Well, actually, it’s almost always festival time here. We can’t move for the things. We’ve got an art one, a film one, an international one, a fringe one, a book one, a jazz one, a magic one, a science one, a Mela one, and a Hogmanay one. But August is when we have the International, Fringe, Book and Mela festivals all at once, so I’m going to go ahead and refer to this month in particular as ‘festival time’.
A few months ago our letting agency hiked up the rent on our Edinburgh flat, using some flimsy pretext of ‘current market conditions’ to justify themselves. Heartbroken, Mildly irritated, my poet husband and I set about looking for a cheaper garret to hang our moleskines. Continue reading “When Writers Move House”
The weekly photo challenge is ‘colour’, and as you can see I chose blue. Initially I was going to write lots of different pages of a story I am working on longhand in different colours and make a gallery of those – but I appear to have misplaced most of my more interesting pen colours. SEND PENS NOW. Or, look at the blue things instead whilst I think of further ridiculous ways to procrastinate.
In other news, The Life and Times of a Working Barbarian is now live – why not go forth and vote on who you want the hero to be?