K is for Kingdom Wall


OK I'm going to be brave and share a section of my first real effort at Christian fiction. You're reading it on some conditions. Please don't  go 'heresy hunting ' (to coin Nick Park's phrase) - it's a work in progress. It needs some major editing - it's a work in progress I haven't decided …

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April Fool!


OK so my 'A' post is not sticking to my AtoZ theme. I'll just say this and get back to my theme tomorrow... This year Easter Sunday is on April Fool's Day. I can see the memes already. But you don't need to tell me I'm a fool. I know who and what I am. …

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Half way there and still such a long way to go…


So in my last post I  promise to fill you in on my change of plan for #NaNoWriMo2017. I was all set to work on my second novel (first one is still in a drawer btw), but changed my mind at the 11th hour and decided to work on a non-fiction book that I've been …

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Memories, like the corners of my mind


I love the Facebook memories function. I enjoy looking back at them; most of the time they are a good laugh. One day last week, some memories popped up that threw me back to what was a very dark time, and I suddenly realised how far I've come. When we moved back to Ireland in …

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Walking off the worry


I've had a very unnerving few weeks. That sounds so much better than, "I've been worried sick for the past few weeks." We're told so often in the Bible not to worry. I think it might the hardest command to follow. I had a couple of hospital appointments for tests that were potentially series but …

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After more hate, there’s more love


It's hard to comprehend what is going on in our world in these days. Acts of terrorism and tragic events which I was used to thinking about happening 'over there' are now happening  less than a couple of hundred miles from me. It shouldn't make them more terrifying or tragic to me, but it does. …

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Inspired by Austen (oh and by the way, I’m back!)


Hello there, after 7 months of being in the writing wilderness, I have returned. An updated look, and a fresh perspective.  I deliberately stopped writing for a while. I felt dry and empty of words, and so concentrated on my health and fitness. Walking, running, gymming (I'm not sure 'to gym' is a verb but …

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