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5 Tips To Start A Blog

*Collaborative post

Starting a blog may seem like a simple task from the outside but there is so much to it than the what the blogger allows you to see. A good blog will appear well-written, it will feature clear, crisp images, will be easy to navigate and provide useful information with appropriate links Continue reading “5 Tips To Start A Blog”

a dressing table with a heart shaped mirror and a peg board with the words time for reflection written on it. There is a lit candle and xmas tree lights draped across the surface

New Years Resolutions For 2019

I love a fresh start. The feeling of out with the old, in with the new, turning over that new leaf and all those other cliches but resolutions have gone pretty much out the window for me for the last few years. I guess once you become a parent you can’t really guarantee very much as so many unexpected moments, events, illnesses etc. happen and add in the constant tiredness (if you have very small ones) and you just can’t face making these ritual promises to yourself anymore, can you? Continue reading “New Years Resolutions For 2019”

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The Christmas Tag

The lovely Lauren from Scrapbook Blog nominated me to take part in this year’s Christmas Tag. Blogger tags are designed to get to know a blogger a little more and I have previously taken part in this one here, but this time around the questions only have Christmas in mind. So, let’s get started… Continue reading “The Christmas Tag”

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Looking For Writing Inspiration Abroad

Writers know the continual difficulty of finding inspiration, thinking of new avenues for their work, and breaking through the usual creative blocks. To get through this, some alternate methods of success might be the best way forward. One of the best and most permanent methods of inspiration is heading abroad. Sometimes, you need to head outside of the box to think outside of the box.

Booking your plane tickets and planning the journey can be a great start, but if you’re not sure of how to find inspiration while there, you can often slip into recreation, simply drinking mojitos from morning to night and never really fulfilling the purpose of your original plan.

Consider the following simple methods of finding writing inspiration abroad for the best chances. Continue reading “Looking For Writing Inspiration Abroad”

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100 Truths Blogger Tag

I was nominated by the very lovely Jo from Pickle & Poppet to take part in this blogger series, 100 truths. The idea behind these posts is to get to know the blogger a little more and to keep the tag going by nominating fellow bloggers to take a turn too. So here is a little more about me:

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A Writer’s Guide To Finding Inspiration Around The Home

If you’ve ever cursed your job as you frantically check your watch in backed up traffic, dreading the conversation with your boss when you roll in late. If you’ve even fought through rain and sleet among busy streets thronging with commuters. If you’ve ever felt your heart sink when a voice on the radio tells you that a broken down vehicle is causing significant delays on the motorway home, you may feel that working from home is some sort of elysian paradise, however optimistic you try to be about your commute. The allure of the home office may be a romantic notion to commuters on a dark and rainy November morning. Continue reading “A Writer’s Guide To Finding Inspiration Around The Home”