Tag Archives: personal

Scatter my Ashes

This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I posted it on my blog, but … Continue reading

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I’ve been nominated!

Best Book Blog I have just learned that I have been nominated for Best Book Blog at the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019! Why? I had to ask myself that question. To answer myself, I had to review my blog going … Continue reading

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Books and Coffee

Exciting News! The manager of Coffee#1 in Andover has agreed that I can sit and sign copies of my two novels, Eleven Miles and Knitting Can Walk!, in his coffee shop on the afternoon of 12th May. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Is it for you? — Englang Books

Originally posted by Geoff Parkes at on his blog: Englang Books Lance: I have participated in 2014 and 2015. With less than two days to go, I am still undecided about this year. In my first year, I pushed out … Continue reading

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Very Proud of my Little Sister!

Sheffield University honours city nurse for championing the needs of cancer survivors in city Article from The [Sheffield] Star. Click on the headline to view the original. A Sheffield healthcare worker who champions the needs of cancer survivors living with … Continue reading

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Don’t make me think!

I started this personal blog two days before Christmas 2014 with the primary purpose of promoting my debut novel, Eleven Miles. My hope is that I’ll write and publish much more in the future, and I’ll use this blog to … Continue reading

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