Category Archives: Story inspiration

Terry Pratchett

The most re-read books in our house…

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Writing4Fun Christmas Special 2014

Writing4fun Monmouth is having its last session of 2014 on Thurs Dec 18th. Usual time. Usual place. 9.30am to 11.30am. Monmouth Library. Bring a book to share. And any stories about BJ in hard copy. “BJ was sitting in the … Continue reading

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Writing4Fun Monmouth

Writing4Fun restarting on Thurs 5th Sept 2013. 9.30am to 11.30am Monmouth library. Don’t forget… For more info on our sessions email: pat@paddlebrook.co.uk

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Snapshot: A writer’s life for me

Windows open to the smells of the countryside. Sun shining. Stornoway Hebridean lilt playing over me. Beowulf and Anglo Saxon Chronicles in my head. Mapping the Mind, Brilliant excel and Alex’s adventures in Numberland at hand. Owain’s Resistance on my … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan at 70 – time and tide

Penblwydd hapus iawn iawn Dylan; ‘Some are mathematicians,  Some are carpenter’s wives,  I don’t know where they’ve been,  Or what they’ve done with their lives.’  Tangled up in blue. These Dylan lines and Three Cliffs Bay, Gower inspired the 10 … Continue reading

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Di Angen aka unnecessary

I spotted this morning that Huw* Stephens’  Welsh word of the day is Di angen. I am a slow Welsh learner – which can be seen as a good thing, I think. Like slow cooking, slow towns and fellow blogger … Continue reading

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Merlin in Rhyl

This past week, I have been travelling up to the North of Cymru. Looking for Owain and Tudur.  I didn’t find them, though I heard stories of where they had last been sighted. But I did meet the marvellous magician and … Continue reading

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