With one huge, and by huge I mean enormous, gigantic, gargantuan, colossal… cup of hot chocolate in hand, I feel ready to keep the good habits going for this new year. This place is new. Completely new. And I love it. You should try it sometime, especially when feeling blocked. Just say yes to … More The effects of a huge mug
The bells are chiming, but not to mark the hour. Just clanging along – a merry tune. It’s almost Christmas, and Waterstones is busier than usual. I’m enjoying the flurry of people today, rustling past laden heavy with paper bags filled with wrapped gifts and the unknown. A man came by with his son. The … More All quiet?
So it’s been a while. Hello again, and happy December! Hope you’re all enjoying opening your first advent gifts or chocolates and the gear up to the holidays. I spent the morning whipping up fudge and we will spend the evening decorating our Christmas tree, while listening to Christmas songs, of course! But for … More Jingle and Cheer
So good morning all, Trump won. Let’s hope for the best. And today I’m sitting at a costa coffee, in a mall in Poland, watching as dozens of people walk past, some racing, others stomping and the last few meandering in a lazy stroll. It’s snowing outside, and I love the snow. I hear at … More Forty-Five and Counting
On the plane again and the steward is to my right pulling napkins from a blue plastic cup and handing them to the customer – he tugs on one oh so carefully, making sure he only pinches a single sheet – it’s Wizz air after all! Can’t give the customers anything extra, or rather let’s … More In the air again
I’m back at Waterstones and I love writing here. The smells. The sounds. The feeling of the chairs. The inspiration coming from all the other people around me. Shame that as I pluck away, something gets stuck. The book sort of fell off a cliff of pointlessness. Well ok maybe not, but at least that’s … More Yellowpretendingtobegold
So it’s been over a week since I wrote anything and as usual I feel totally blocked up… as if I’m not even a writer at all! Who knows? Maybe I’m not. but I’m writing now, aren’t I? Well yeah. One more week and nothing. Though, to be fair, I was away for the past … More Readers in the air
Well, I’m sitting at Waterstones and I’m stuck and annoyed … More Licking the spoon clean