Showing posts from March, 2011

A Place to call home

My mother and father-in-law have very generously offered to pay for our wedding flowers, and today we went to the florist to make the arrangements.  In all honesty I had no clue what to begin with when it came to flowers, but this florist knows what she is doing.  She listened to my sketchy ideas and numerous "well I like that flower...what's it called?" and turned it into a lovely bunch of ideas. 

On the way to the florist, we passed many things, but one thing caught my attention.  We had driven past a street of shops, but one was shuttered up.  I only passed it briefly, and wouldn't have paid it much heed if the words "Church Centre" hadn't caught my attention.

What a funny place for a church centre to be - right in the middle of shops!  But that's when it occured to me that many churches are having to find new homes.  In fact my own church has been practicing in a former nursery school for many years, although it is still not recognised by the c…

Fizzing with ideas

After a hectic month of overtime, illness and doctor's appointments, I have finally realised that it is time to give up on the Write Space competiton.

If I'm honest, I think that I was going to give the entry up at any rate.  I was struggling with a concept for the theme, and the two entries that I had actually started were turning into something else entirely!  This is a common occurence in most of my writing projects, but normally I can rescue it.

Some of you may have noticed that I have added some new tabs to the top of my blog.  These are pages for th new novel-related projects that I have got planned.  At the minute they are all bouncing around in my head, fighting for my attention (I thought I had troubles with fan-fiction!!!) so maybe if I give them a home here I will reclaim some head-space and...just possibly...get some writing done.

I've had an unpleasant month with my continuing stomach pains (for which I now have to put up with a 3 month wait just to see a spec…