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Word of the Week – Noctuary

  Noctuary  (noun) A record of the events, or one's thoughts, during the night. (From the Latin "nox, noctis" meaning night; on the analogy of "diary") Here's a word for anyone to use if they wake in the night and have to write down something that has just struck them. For anyone who writes down… Continue reading Word of the Week – Noctuary

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I’m doing this…

Here's a snapshot of what is going on around here these days. This is what was piled on my settee when I started to tidy up last night prior to heading off to bed (before I took the photo I did move them into a more pleasing arrangement than the 'old heap of stuff' that… Continue reading I’m doing this…

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Word of the Week – Aspire

Wow, that's an image to set us ablaze on a Monday morning! It seems to me, looking at the human race as a single entity, that it is driven by aspiration now more than in its recent history. It isn't so much that there is a greater desire for achievements, but that the achievements themselves… Continue reading Word of the Week – Aspire

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I packed my bag and in it I put…

Today being the first Saturday in the month, I went off to Norwich Castle Museum to my writing class. I thought before I set off that it might be fun to take a photo showing what I pack in my bag when I'm off to class, so here it is. Bag: Knomo "Antwerp" cross-body bag… Continue reading I packed my bag and in it I put…

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Decluttering for maximalists

Oh, lawks - I have too much stuff, I need to de-clutter! 'The curse is come upon me,' cried The Lady of Shallot Those of us who are not minimalists face a big hurdle in life and that is to determine where to draw the line between "lots of lovely stuff" and "clutter". On the… Continue reading Decluttering for maximalists