The Secret To Success: Earn it. Enjoy it, and if it’s easy, where’s the challenge?

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Yesterday, I had a mini meltdown. The competition for ‘The Golden Egg Academy’ ball always involves writing a pitch, and if you’re selected, there’s a chance to read your pitch aloud to lit agents, publishers, and everyone else in the room. I have now entered twice, and lost twice. It’s always a punch to the […]

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Money is not a piggy bank for happiness, merely a tool for comfortable living!

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My attitude has changed a lot towards the humble pound coin. I used to be a ‘sort of’ shopaholic. Not now. Ever since I’ve had this new job, the attitude – and my buying of things – has instantly shifted. Why? I’m not entirely sure, but I think it could have something to do with […]

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Nerves jangling, new beginnings, and not-staying-up late anymore!

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It’s tomorrow. I’m so nervous. I’ve tried to say to myself that I’ll be fine, but it’s hard when you really want something to go right. I obviously care about this role a lot, already. I’ve packed my bag for the morning, with everything I need, and more. Say goodbye to disorganisation! There’s a ring […]

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An Emotional Rollercoaster of rejoicing and…. feeling pensive (or should that be ‘pensieve?’)

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I wasn’t going to write a new post tonight – given my nervousness from the day – but now I’ve calmed down, I’m ready to supply my thoughts. This morning, I had an interview for an ABA Tutor (Applied Behaviour Analysis) in an autistic primary and secondary school, and throughout the afternoon, I was certain […]

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Don’t be bashful about bright, bonkers colours! Bring them to your style…. with a smile! :)

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Adding colour to your wardrobe is often quite tricky. Maybe there have been a few raised eyebrows, so you’re unsure if it’s right for you, or perhaps you just feel that you won’t do any of the clothes justice. Ignore the negativity. Embrace brightness. It’s not a bad thing. It brings the confidence you need […]

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Mini profiles on characters! (First up, Will Worthington)

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Each week, I am going to be showing you glimpses of the characters from my upper middle grade novel, ‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow.’ It’s been a nearly-eleven year road to publication, but, I will get there. In the meantime? It’s all about my protagonist. 13-year-old Will Worthington lost his parents in a ski […]

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Want to fit in with the locals of Emmerdale Village? Don’t turn away, here’s some lingo today!

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Through watching ‘Emmerdale’ clips for over six hours, (sad as that is) I’ve come to learn that there are various ways of saying things around the village. After all, you have to spruce up your language if you want to shop at David’s, have a coffee at Bob and Brenda’s, or enjoy a lazy afternoon […]

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When The Ducks Have Skillets, Apologies, ‘Shillets’…. and other Wacky Windows into My Lucid World!

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I haven’t been lucid properly for a while. It was only after I had been talking about the subject recently that things have gradually started happening again. Boy, am I over the moon. The way I always describe lucidity? It’s like going to the movies, without buying a ticket, and you’re the star. Fun Fact: […]

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