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North Yorkshire coast campervan tour

North Yorkshire coast campervan tour Take a North Yorkshire coastal campervan tour and you’ll be in campervan heaven. Why?  Well, North Yorkshire lays claim to one of the most beautiful coastlines in the country. What’s more, this dramatic coastline is raw, breathtaking, and utterly captivating. You’ll be driving past pretty picturesque villages that cling precariously […]

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Overcoming writer’s block

Do you suffer from writer’s block? I do.  I suffer from writer’s block frequently. Particularly when there are lots of things happening in my life and my brain is on information overload. Creating downtime, practising meditation, tai chi, and yoga, and walking, are all things I aim to build into my days to help empty […]

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Things that make me smile…

In my last post I made a list of things that I would do as a focus for my ‘writing plan’, and to keep me on track for ‘being creative’.  One of those things is to write a post every 2 weeks about the things that make me smile.  It’s been a busy month, and […]

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Writing my way home

Last year I took Jeff Brown’s ‘Writing your Way Home’ course.  It was an online course over 6 weeks. Due to other commitments at the time I just about managed to cover the one hour long audio session each week.  And I wrote one or two pieces  a week that I submitted to our online […]

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Don’t be a tourist, be a traveller

I saw this ‘Don’t be a tourist, be a traveller’ sign in a shop window on my recent visit to Thessaloniki, Greece. And it got me thinking.  Is there really a difference between tourists and travellers?  I suppose we’ve all been tourists at times and we’ve all been travellers.  And some of us seek out […]

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The 'main' political parties have both been hijacked by their lunatic fringes; our country has been dragged into the pits; we are a failed state, we can't organise an election properly, we go along with fraud & lies; the majority of the people are hostages to a disaster.

Brexit is basically such a toxically shit idea that just talking about it for 3 years has brought our politics to its knees and our country to a standstill. It’s got nothing to do with who’s doing it or how they voted. It’s just a shit idea. And no-one can make it not shit.

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