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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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Queen Victoria Street

The queen regents in Britain are a sturdy kind and they have reined long at the throne (Queen Elizabeth I 45 years, Queen Victoria 64 years and the current Queen Elizabeth II on her 65th year) and long successful regents … Continue reading

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London Road

‘All roads lead to Rome’ except for the many London Roads in Britain that lead to: London! London itself has twenty-six roads using the same name. This particular London Road is located between East Dulwich and Forest Hill in south … Continue reading

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Summer research

I always try to use my summer holiday to cross off tasks from my never ending to-do list. I have about four weeks off, when the kids are out of school and I don’t work at summer camps. Spending them … Continue reading

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Food waste and our environment

The other day when I went to the supermarket, an elderly man came up to me when I was looking through the reduced price food section and asked if I needed money. Once I recovered from the shock of the … Continue reading

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Research

I love doing research. I love getting caught up in someone’s story, delve into stacks of books, searching the Internet for the most obscure fact, follow it to its source (you can never be too careful online). There is a … Continue reading

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Curiosity

I am not very good with technical stuff and realised that my scheduled blogs had not been posted for the last two days, despite having done a dry run in March. Anyway, I’m back home and will fully participate in … Continue reading

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London research

My NaNoWriMo novel this year is partly based in the City of London, so today I walked the streets around Liverpool station and Bank to breath in the atmosphere and pace of the city workers. I stopped to write in coffee … Continue reading

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Building a setting

When I felt stuck in my latest story (Escaping your past), I decided to take a trip to Dover. This is where my book starts, where my main character Jacob Petran drives off the ferry in Dover harbour in a … Continue reading

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Research

Every now and then I like to get out of my old writing routines and actually visiting a place I am writing about. On Friday I made the trip up to Highgate to visit one of London’s Magnificent Seven, Highgate … Continue reading

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