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June 2006

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The winds of change blow…

Today the weather changed; from a morning of bright blue sky, hot sun and still air, the breeze picked up, then the wind, and clouds rolled in across the sky. Now it’s turned cold, and grey, and we’ve had rain……

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The Road Book


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The hardshoulder thing actually gave me an idea for another novel – a ‘Road Book’ as it were: a story of a writer leaving his home (possibly in Edinburgh, although maybe it would be better being further north than that…

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The windows onto the worlds converge


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And as they converge, so the final ending becomes so much closer; so much more real a thing… 93,508 / 100,000(93.5%) Current Mood: productiveCurrent Music: Vanilla Ninja – RockstarzCurrent Location: Oxfordshire

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The layby of my immagination


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The annoying thing about driving is that you can’t just stop and write down things that occur to you as you’re driving, particularly when you are cruising at 70 down the outside lane of A34. Similarly I don’t want to…

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Preparing for things

1. Took advantage of some terribly dull and unimportant football match yesterday to get into the centre of Oxford and do som necessary shopping in advance of Venice and Beyond. Bought myself a new down sleeping bag from Blacks –…

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The Scottish Play

This was the night of the first of this summer’s Blackwell excursions to Creation Theatre’s outdoor theatre. And what a night for it, hot and sunny, and just the kind of evening to be in the parks, amongst the trees,…

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May I introduce to you…

Emily and Arthur. Two days after I return from Italy, on the 7 July, I will be picking up my new kittens. Chaos, cuddles and fun will no doubt ensue afterwards… Current Location: Oxfordshire

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