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February 2009

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West Side Story

A very different kind of cultural events awaited us today. After last night’s panto, a trip to see West Side Story at the Wycombe Swan with the Jefferys Clan to celebrate Emma’s mum’s birthday. I’ve never actually seen it live…

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Captain Hook’s Revenge

I can’t remember the last time I went to see a pantomine, but I can’t help thinking that if you are going to revell in the insanity of the panto, its best to stick with the local and the amateur…

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Cooks In The Kitchen…

I’ve been busy since getting home from work. I’ve let the chickens out for a run round the garden, and I’ve baked a birthday cake for my future mother-in-law and I’ve ironed my shirt and trousers for tomorrows interview, and…

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The Tale of Maddie aka Holly

Saying goodbye is never easy, and it was very difficult tonight. I had thought that I would have the evening to myself today – as Emma was going to go to try out a meditation class in Oxford with one…

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Where work does improve your mind…

It’s not often that I can say that work has actually improved my mind. Like Corpus Christie in the University Challenge final, I came from behind in the last five minutes of the contest to storm through with success. In…

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The Time Was When

12:14:01 @ratsinabag how many books is that this year so far? 19:27:00 @ratsinabag you’re right, it is. Most definitely. 19:27:36 @janerawson bubble’n’squeak tomorrow morning it is, then…

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The Time Was When

12:14:01 @ratsinabag how many books is that this year so far? 19:27:00 @ratsinabag you’re right, it is. Most definitely. 19:27:36 @janerawson bubble’n’squeak tomorrow morning it is, then…

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The Friday Vote

After yesterdays uncertainty and worry I’m feeling better about my synopsis, and thus the future of my novel. I worked through the success and failures of my it with Eddie over lunch and showed it to Emma in the evening…

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The Dream

So I’ve finished the novel. I’ve revised the 100,000 words, and I’m happy with the story. I also think that I might have a title in The End of All Worlds which is better than Blood & Fire. So what’s…

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The Time Was When

09:10:58 @ratsinabag Good luck for the interview! Winchester is a nice place. Hi, by the way – how have you been? 10:45:15 listening to an ever widening spectrum of music … can you have a spectrum of music?!! 12:00:09 @janerawson…

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The Time Was When

09:10:58 @ratsinabag Good luck for the interview! Winchester is a nice place. Hi, by the way – how have you been? 10:45:15 listening to an ever widening spectrum of music … can you have a spectrum of music?!! 12:00:09 @janerawson…

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Thomas needs

Directions: Google your first name plus the word “needs” and put up the first ten hits Thomas needs: 1. proof 2. a jew 3. to be put out to pasture 4. a home 5. stem cell therapy 6. to worry…

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The eclectic mix just got more eclectic

Seeing as my iPod has a ridiculous 80Gb of space on it I’ve been working my way through ‘s CD collection. Now my iPod, being a collection‐without‐selection of every piece of music I collect was always an eclectic mix. With…

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