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Oct.03.2009
Up at the crack of dawn today (lucky dawn ...) as Lord H and I were on the trail of the glossy ibis. Five of which had been spotted during the week in Dungeness RSPB reserve. We didn't manage to spot any at first, though we were compensated somewhat by a marsh harrier, black-tailed godwits and...
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Sep.09.2009
Am thrilled to say that I had two good reviews yesterday evening. First off was a four-star review of Painting from Life on theGoodreads site from Daisiemae – thank you, Daisiemae! And I also had a lovely five star review of A Dangerous Man on Amazon UK from Ms D Ilott which you can read below: “...
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Aug.22.2009
Seemed to be loads of little jobs to do before the day really got started today (why are some mornings just like that??), but I managed to squeeze in a meditation poem: Meditation 204 A faith that glistensin the eyes of your friendsslips through your fingers,does not glide into skin:a halfway house...
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Jul.28.2009
Here’s today’s meditation, which is a strange little incident where Joshua meets an angel of the armies of God before the great challenge of Jericho. I’d even forgotten it was there: Meditation 184 A shadow swordand a ghostly armyecho your every move. Your only response:remove your sandals;kneel;...
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Jun.03.2009
I think I’m going through my monthly slump at the moment – feeling very flat and low, but have taken my usual supply of Happy Pills this morning (where would I be without them, eh?) and am hoping for easier waters soon. Talking of which, here’s today’s meditation: Meditation 141 The boldness of...
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May.24.2009
I am being organised and focused today, or trying to. Ho hum. But I must admit that when I'm seriously editing, the rest of my life does rather get put on hold. However, here's this morning's meditation: Meditation 131 The price of commitmentis bloodand torn flesh, something givenwillinglyby the...
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May.23.2009
I'm very happy to say that Cynic Magazine have accepted my short story, An Unholy Affair, for publication in August, hurrah! Always good to have something to look forward to over the summer is what I say. Meanwhile, the good people at Dreamspinner Press have emailed me the final edits to The Bones...
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May.21.2009
... sound the trumpets and put out the bunting, people, but today I have hacked away (oh in so many ways) at the iron-clad mountain of words and I am now well into the 120,000 word range of the little beggars that make up Hallsfoot's Battle. Ye gods and little fishes indeed! Crack open the champers...
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May.15.2009
Have stayed in the flat today with a major focus on getting better, so cancelled golf with Marian, which was a bit of a shame. But in the end I think it was a wise choice as I do feel on the mend more now. If seriously tired. But the good news is that I am now included as a regular revieweron the ...
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May.06.2009
Now, there’s a title to conjure with, eh. Something of a mad rush to get to work today, but here’s this morning’s poem: Meditation 124 Across the rivereverything will be different and heaven will liveon your skin. Pour outthe blood you shed like wateronto waiting ground and listen. On the subject...