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If We Were Having Coffee In A Bookshop In Real Life

6th October 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d say it’s Bookshop Day here in the UK. There are no real accessible bookshops around here so I wanted to do something different today. Please share a link to your favorite indie bookstore, or a bookish post on your blog, or a book you’re reading, or one you wrote, or a binge-worthy blog post (about anything) you want to share. Imagine comfy seats, being surrounded by stacks of books, time with your best friends,…

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Cheesy Love Songs

25th September 2018
Isla and the peace sign (Photo by Lorna at

And so, I’d been watching Isla sleep. In a non-creepy way. When Neil’s away, we have a GIANT SLEEPOVER and she crashes out sideways on my bed. On the days I wake up without her elbow in my stomach or her toe up my nose, I have the benefit of seeing her open her eyes. On Neil’s side of the bed. Isla opens her eyes on Friday morning, ‘Happy Daddy Day,’ she says. I’d texted Neil the night before. Even…

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Reading & Rambling

18th September 2018

And so, I’ve recently tried to blog more consistently. A wordy post here, a list post here. If you asked, I’d say I try to post something every other day, and by something, I mean something worth reading. I moved the writing prompt roundup to Monday this week, because Neil left for a city week on Sunday, and I knew I wouldn’t have time to put a post together on Sunday. Even list posts take me hours. And with Neil…

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Coffee Talk Writing

Coffee & Fall Vibes

9th September 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d say that when I set last week’s fall-inspired writing prompt, I was feeling particularly cozy. Coffee beside me, soft light from my lamp, boxed in by an old-fashioned filing cabinet. And I had my mountains-in-fall scene as my desktop wall paper.  So, fall writing prompt. And sepia because those are my favorite photos and my favorite people, minus a few newer ones. I was going to write new words and share them, or find…

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