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Tuesday 13 May 2003

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Novel: Additional

I’ve changed the name of Ben and Helen’s cousin. I’ve never really been completely happy with Gerður – it has a nice meaning for me but it doesn’t sound right. So she’s now called Hanna Katla – Hanna Katla Baldursdóttir.

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Novel: Additional

I’ve changed the name of Ben and Helen’s cousin. I’ve never really been completely happy with Gerður – it has a nice meaning for me but it doesn’t sound right. So she’s now called Hanna Katla – Hanna Katla Baldursdóttir.

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The necessity of routine

Tuesday is my day for swimming. It’s also my day for shopping. I live in Bicester (north of Oxford) but the pool that I like is in Abingdon (south of Oxford). This is okay because I work in Oxford. If…

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The necessity of routine


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Tuesday is my day for swimming. It’s also my day for shopping. I live in Bicester (north of Oxford) but the pool that I like is in Abingdon (south of Oxford). This is okay because I work in Oxford. If…

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#Excerpt: Ben is about to talk to his father…


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Ben quickens his pace, sidestepping past his parents, aunt and uncle, along the kerb stones to draw alongside his cousin. With the cord wrapped several times round his fist he grips the duffle sports bag by the nylon fabric. About…

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Procrastination

I did manage to get one measily paragraph written last night before I went to bed… It was the lead up to the more upbeat conversation between Ben and his father, which in turn leads to Ben going off on…

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