Monthly Archives: November 2014

Lil : Reflections on happiness

Happiness. The happiest days of my life used to leave me stranded in a cloud of gloom.   All those milestones, marriage, having kids, being given a mink coat: they were fine but far from being profoundly happy.   The media would … Continue reading

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Challenges of sharing a mother daughter blog

Bungalow lil and I share a blog, we both write so it seemed like a good idea to market to the widest possible crowd, both her friends and mine. It also solves the problem of the 10 unpublished books Bungalow … Continue reading

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Bungalow Lil muses on old age

 On the whole old age is not as bad as middle aged people assume.   Do you really have to touch your toes?  gallop after busses and achieve a mind blowing orgasm on a daily basis?   I thought not.   But people … Continue reading

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Get on and Edit, the writers dilemma

Writers, Stop prevaricating and Get On And Edit. All novelists, it is a universal truth that needs acknowledging, your first draft is not good enough to publish. (pace Bungalow Lil, and Jane Austen) I finished my second book in the … Continue reading

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The end to writers block, by Fleur

Chapter four  of book three calls. As it has done for a month now.  Writers Block, caused by life getting in the way, and a lack of focus. But with Bungalow Lil now working with an editor (good idea mum), … Continue reading

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The First Wedding, memories of a lovely summer, by Bungalow Lil

The bride was nicely pregnant, not waddling yet but with a triumph bump just showing through the lovely dress borrowed from an aunt who had herself needed the cross straps that let out if necessary.   As the bride’s father pointed … Continue reading

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Bungalow Lil wrestles with technology,

About twenty years ago, I wrote, not exactly a thriller but a story about Ireland with a suitable number of dead bodies, unpleasant characters and what I considered Irish perfidy.   The book lay unloved and unread, all 450 pages of … Continue reading

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