When you think about it, £5 isn’t really much, is it? And neither is £20 when it comes down to it. With £5, Save the Children can give five books to refugee children, and with £20, they can provide a month’s worth of healthy, nutritious food for a child. And a donation of just £33 could give a family five sheets of tarpaulin to build a shelter. Even now, in the 21st century, millions of children around the world don’t have proper homes to live orRead More
Despite what Mark Twain said (“In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made proof-readers.”), becoming a better proofreader can have an enormous impact on your writing. Two key editing and proofing tips The two main tips for editing and proofing that I swear by are: Print out your work and read it on paper. You can spot far more errors this way than you would just by reading it on screen. Read your work out loud. This helps you hear the flowRead More
Last month I missed out on participating in answering the question posed by Victoria and Meg on The B Bar: what had I purchased in the past year that became invaluable. I really wanted to join in but it came close on the heels of our trip and I simply didn’t manage to find the time. I was determined that I would not miss out of this new blog link-up this month though. And I am glad that I got my act together this time around becauseRead More
This holiday season, I’m going to take it a little easy – not a blogging break, as such, but a slightly more relaxed blogging schedule until the New Year. I wish you a Happy Holidays, and I’ll see you in the New Year! Roll on 2015.
Well, I dropped off the blogging radar for a while there. So much was going on, and at the same time so little. I could have written a few posts but I felt it just would have been moaning and complaining. But now I am back. I wouldn’t say that I have this incredible new energy, but I do have more energy than I did. I have been going through a bit of a dip but now I feel like I’m on the up again.Read More