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Five aspects of my personality…

It will soon be November, and November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), so for a change from my usual content I’d like to share this random writing exercise with you, as I found it very interesting when I tried it a decade ago.

I’ll say more about the source of the exercise later, but (more…)

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My first, second and (new) third little red book of books read…

It’s a small thing, but I feel I need to note a milestone in my life. T S Eliot’s J Alfred Prufrock measured out his life with coffee spoons. In my case I have measured out my life in books.

Recently I came to the end of my second little red notebook listing “books I have read”. I was surprised to find I could (more…)

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