Welcome to the new-look Wordster! I've been thinking about overhauling this site for a while. I'm not quite sure what prompted it; perhaps a growing realisation that other sites I was visiting were less busy, less bright, more modern-looking. When I checked up on the theme and saw it was called Twenty Thirteen - well, … Continue reading New-look Wordster!
2016 was quite a year. Stranger than fiction in many ways - I feel for dystopian fiction authors and satirists, since they must be wondering where they can go next. However, this particular blog post (the third of its kind, I'm surprised to see) is a review of my writing and other progress in 2016, and … Continue reading It’s that new year post again
Yesterday Facebook pinged one of those 'On This Day' notifications. Now usually these follow a fairly standard pattern where in past years I have updated my status with the news that: one of the kids said something daft I ran somewhere I ate either cheese, cake, chocolate or biscuits the cat is sitting on me … Continue reading Two years ago
Well, tsk. Despite being the sort of person who enjoys measuring and tracking things, I haven't done a writing-progress-update sort of post on here for a while. Not since February, I believe. I've hivered and hovered on what to blog about for a few days now, and having rejected various topics as 'not quite the … Continue reading Bits and pieces: a not-3-month writing review
Today I took what feels like a big step. I updated my LinkedIn profile. Well, rewrote it, really. This involved putting an end date on my public sector job (yes, I know I left last week, but it still feels odd), and rewriting my profile as someone who specialises in writing, editing and generally being creative. That feels … Continue reading Linking In
We've had an office move at work over the weekend. Nothing major, just a bit of a rejig in the same big room. Of course I knew it was happening, and I'd had a look at the location of my new desk, but when I came in on Monday morning I still felt lost. No-one … Continue reading Disoriented
Yesterday I ran the Windmill 10K. It was a lot of fun, and there were a couple of things I wanted to share. I've run four races at the Windmill, two 10Ks and two half-marathons, so I should know it by now. But yesterday the start had moved. Usually we start by the boating lake … Continue reading Signposts