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February 2006

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Swimming, pancakes, and shock…

Just got back from my Tuesday swim, pleasantly tired from 46 lengths of exursion – in three goes, one of 14, and two of 16 lengths. So with 16 lengths, I have effectively swum round a running track – in…

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A good point, well made

Evil will, in the end, be vanquished. It is just a matter of time. That said, although I no longer use the the big money-grabbing-capitalist-Tesco on the edge of Bicester due to the fact that it has a worse stock…

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Seven things

I’ve seen this meme around my friends page for a while now. It’s taken the till now for me to get tagged into doing it, and this through the audacity of bege_ who decided to tag me first and then…

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The BIG reveal (by Royal Appointment)

Well, clever cleanskies was first to guess the identity of my little Guess Who? earlier this afternoon. This news, to be reported tomorrow in the authoritve Blissford Voice, is copied here for your amusement. For the uninitiated, ESW stands for…

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Guess Who?

Guess who my dad had lunch with yesterday? Hint: They are very famous, very rich, and they own a good chunk of land…  

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Photography and Procrastination

[weather | snowing] This week, I have been writing. More precisely I have been writing and procrastinating about writing. And the current procrastination of choice? Well, a fair bit of curling, ice skating and other winter olympic action, yes. I…

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Things in February

I am forever gobsmacked by the ice dancing. I mean, I realise how it is they do some of the moves – that its all about pivoting one on/against the other – but just how do they get in and…

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The Mill

Encouraged by the the response my earlier post, I have done the unthinkable, and posted the entire novel into a brand new Shepline mini-site (although I should be cautious to say that the only link to it is here in…

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Compulsive viewing

This evening I found myself sitting, enthrawled by the Great Britain v. Norway curling match. I think that I may be becoming a fan. It’s fantastic. And also awe-inspiring in how they manage to throw stones across ice, sweep at…

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Utter madness

I can see how, if after making your way to the top of some mountain for a spot of skiing, you were to realise that you had left the gas on in your chalet; that hopping on a tea tray…

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Understanding story

I’ve been discussing my synopsis over at my online writing crit group. It’s made me realise that the ‘evil’ Charles Ancell is using ‘new magic’ to facilitate the building of his money making aluminium plant. As such, he will be…

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So it is possible then…

Part of me desires an agent and a publishing contract with an established publisher’s; part of wishes that I could go it alone. Self-published my work under a new publisher’s (say Shepline Publishing?) that could then maybe publisher other books….

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Quenching a thirst

Quenching a thirst Originally uploaded by shepline on 11 Feb ’06, 6.09pm PST. Ambling Originally uploaded by shepline on 11 Feb ’06, 6.08pm PST.

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The sun it shineth in thy heart :)

A rediculously happy post. The sun is shining. It’s Friday afternoon. Snowdrops are starting to emerge out of frozen soil. It’ll soon be the weekend. And the day is inspiring me. I feel creative. I feel in the mood for…

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