Was that my Mum, and a brand new Lucid Dream!

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I don’t know if I believe in ghosts? I’ve always been open minded, and I’ve embraced the idea that there is something ‘out there’ that we don’t quite understand in ‘this world’, but I rarely have experiences that make me question my beliefs in something beyond what we see and know every single day. Mum […]

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What J.M. Barrie’s classic ‘Neverland’ means to me, and why ‘growing up’ has such a powerful effect

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There is nowhere else in the world that I feel so strongly about, and that includes Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In fact – the mere idea that I’ll never be able to fly to the second star to the right, and run about on the island with The Lost Boys; and eat imaginary […]

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I’ve been dreaming for 20 years. Now I’m planning for reality… Is that good, or bad, and what other challenges are there?

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I have had this dream about being an author since 2007. What I want to know today is…. Should I call it a ‘dream’ still, or is it wrong of me – maybe even as far as ‘cocky’ – to believe that after so much love and hard work, ‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow’ […]

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Why I love to write, and why I will never give up…..

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Today, I feel like making one of those reflective statuses, and with reflective statuses, it seems only right that you go back to the very beginning…. I started writing stories when I was around three years old (and reading too.) I’d write stories about lions, magic carpets, even frogs (I had a plastic frog in […]

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Bass, books, voices, and believing in my writing again :)

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I’m really pleased to say that despite all the struggles this year has brought, things are – fingers crossed – beginning to seem brighter. As I mentioned in the last entry, I have started to learn bass guitar. It’s going well! There are lots of skills that I need to hone in order to play […]

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‘I’ve been to the Year 3000,’ (and back again) BASS MANIA!

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When my singing teacher joked, “You’ve played the keyboard in videos now, you should play the bass next time!” I allowed myself a giggle. Me? A bass player? The idea was ludicrous; a notion for a comedy show…. and yet…. The next evening, Dad suggested that I try his out. It took me five minutes […]

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‘Life on Mars’: Why the TV series is so close to my heart; and an exploration into Sam Tyler’s ‘realities’ Warning: CONTAINS SPOILERS

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Personal Views I have wanted to write this essay for three nights, and finally, I am ready to get it all out. There are some TV series that have a lasting, profound effect on me. Life on Mars is just that. When it came onto our screens in 2006, it wasn’t only addictive because it […]

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