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NaNoWriMo research

It’s the end of September and a little over a month until the next NaNoWriMo kicks off. First I had planned to write a sequel to a historical novel I have been working on and I spent much time on researching … Continue reading

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Bullet Journal update

Some months ago, I mentioned that I had started a Bullet Journal to organise myself. I am a bit of OCD when it comes to organisation and I like to have everything at the tip of my fingers on my computer. I … Continue reading

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When I feel frustrated

One of the things I wanted to work on this year was to try harder to find solutions to writing issues instead of simply giving up or skipping a particularly difficult passage. Even though I have tried, sometimes it can get … Continue reading

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Researching leads

I’m a historian by education. My day job as a gymnastics coach has nothing directly to do with my degree, but I use aspects of it everyday. I often use my research skills when working, but on a much more … Continue reading

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Adventure: Needs v Wants

Recently my brother and I discussed ‘needs versus wants’ when it comes to money and be restricted by it. ‘Money makes the world go around’ whether you like it or not. I want adventures in my life, but do I … Continue reading

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How I Process Blogs and What I Do With All That Info

In April, I participated in the A-Z challenge for the second time. The purpose is to write on your own blog ever day, but also to visit other blogs who partake in the challenge. You learn quite quickly to get a … Continue reading

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York Street

The Grand Old Duke of York of the song has a street in London named after him, or maybe it is after the Yorkshire town. This particular street is located in Marlybone and I have reason to walk down it … Continue reading

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Greenwich Church Street

Greenwich Church Street is a snippet of a street in the old royal naval village Greenwich. The street leads to the Cutty Sark an old navy clipper and part of the many historical places on this side of town. Part … Continue reading

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Fenchurch Street

I picked this street mainly for one specific building, the ‘walkie-talkie.’ Number 20 Fenchurch Street resembles a walkie-talkie, hence the nickname. It is mainly an office building, skirting the financial district, but it also houses one of the great parts … Continue reading

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Edith Villas

This was the first street I lived on when I moved to London, nine years ago. In a basement flat. My first encounter with damp walls that seem to be following me wherever I have moved since. The area around … Continue reading

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