What’s next?

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Just thinking about my agenda for the next couple of months and it’s packed. I don’t put much information on my online calendar for security purposes.It’s not a sensible idea to let everyone know that you’re not at home.So many people needlessly advertise the fact that they are away? Perhaps, I’m sounding a little paranoid… Read more »

Stuff a cheese roll in it!

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I wanted to say, ‘stuff a cheese roll in it,’ when the food trolley came down the aisle.Am I rude? Well maybe so, but he was worse! Thank God it was only a short flight to Spain and not a long haul trip to Mexico, which I envisage soon.Quite frankly, why are some British people… Read more »

The Little Red Case

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I’m a little red case, and live under the bed in AnaMarie’s bachelor pad.That’s me! AnaMarie is Spanish, born in Madrid, now living in the countryside of the North of England, where she loves to paint. Yes she’s quite an acclaimed artist and has even illustrated a few children’s books, though her favourite past-time is… Read more »

Seville

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Seville has to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The capital of Andalusia in Spain, this 2200 year old city has been voted the top place to visit in 2018 by the Lonely Planet guide. A city which has been on my bucket list for far too long, I finally managed… Read more »

Bologna. Oh Bologna

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Yesterdays blog brought to mind some of the other wonderful places I have had the privilege to visit. Bologna being one of them. Several people have said how much they love the poem that I wrote whilst in Bologna, so just uploaded it – please read and enjoy. Meanwhile – not forgotten about Seville!  … Read more »

London Bound

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Just on my way home from a quick visit to London and the only words that kept circling my mind were, ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here.’ Not that I consider myself a celebrity by any means, but it’s a phrase that comes to one’s mind when we find ourselves in situations that… Read more »

The importance of rest

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It seems a while since all that snow, and since my last blog it returned with a vengeance, leaving me stranded. Snowed in! But at least in the comfort of my own home. A trip to Stoke-on-Trent and a stay over with friends cancelled. A little annoying, the snow certainly has been a hindrance. The… Read more »

Edit, edit, then edit again!

Posted by & filed under Anna's Blog Roll, Sharon House Publishing.

Writing is so time consuming. Unless you are a writer you probably take it for granted, read a story or article, and don’t stop to think just how many hours actually went into producing your entertainment. Imagination and creativity are a wonderful thing, but when your writing is based on fact more often time is… Read more »

Creative Minds

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Enjoying the peace and tranquility, not to mention the Spanish sunshine – plenty of Vitamin D – before I dash back to Yorkshire to catch up with family and business matters. Yes, next week I have to check on the progress of the Chavos Musical. What a year!     Anyway, there is something so… Read more »

Feeling sluggish!

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I don’t like slugs and snails and just returned home to find all these tiny little monsters circling my doorstep. Ergh, crunch! I flattened three at least. How yuk! Then I started thinking about the Spanish slug crisis. What’s the difference between a slug and a snail? I’m told a slug is a snail with… Read more »