Tag Archives: inspiration

Book Review

Sometimes when reading non-fiction books I come across a book that I am nodding along to all the way through. Men Explain Things to Me, and other essays by Rebecca Solnit is one of those. I agreed with almost everything … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo thoughts on research

This NaNoWriMo I had planned to do a sequel to my (unpublished) historical world war II novel. However a historical novel requires some (sometimes a lot) research. As I mentioned before I did not get as much writing and research done this … Continue reading

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19 Goals Before 2019

Last year I came across the concept of setting 18 goals to accomplish before 2018, so this year I am doing the same but of course increasing the goals to 19. I found it very helpful last year to have … Continue reading

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August – FIRSTS

All through 2018, on the first day of the month I will publish a photograph and journal about what it means to me. This is an exercise I will do to further develop my writing. If you have the time … Continue reading

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Medici Family

My summer holidays are often the time when I try to get some ‘fun’ research done. My university degree is in history and part of why I wanted to do history was because I love research. I love sitting in … Continue reading

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What are we not doing closer to home?

I came across this question in one of the many articles I have been reading about the environment. I can’t remember who said exactly this, but in many places there are similar questions asked. It is easy to look at … Continue reading

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July – FIRST

All through 2018, on the first day of the month I will publish a photograph and journal about what it means to me. This is an exercise I will do to further develop my writing. If you have the time … Continue reading

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Un Plan

Currently at the British Library in London, there is an exhibition on the travels of Thomas Cook and I have attended a few of the talks and discussions in connection with this. The most interesting to me was a couple of … Continue reading

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Set another goal, dream another dream

‘You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.’ – C.S. Lewis This was a quote I found and put in my Bullet Journal to remind and inspire me when I do my mid-year goal reviews. … Continue reading

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June – FIRST

Apologies for missing posting last Wednesday…I’ve been very busy at work, but will do my best to be back next week. Until then, please enjoy my regular FIRST post. All through 2018, on the first day of the month I … Continue reading

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