This is such a neat idea. I read about the concept of the memory map in our local weekly newspaper, the ‘West Highland Free Press’, last week. I have never heard of anything like it before. I’m so taken with the idea that I wanted to share it with you and then I thought I’d… Continue reading Memory Maps
So, it’s onwards and upwards in 2013. I have the motive, means and opportunity – as the cops say of criminal masterminds –to succeed. Only in my case, I don’t plan to commit a crime – but to commit myself to what really matters in life – and especially to my writing. The blog pause… Continue reading Motive, Means and Opportunity for a Mindful & Meaningful Year
I originally wrote this piece for the Scottish Book Trust‘s ( http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/ ) ‘Family Legends’ series. My husband reminded me about it the other day and I thought it would be nice to post it on the blog – especially since I now have the privilege of being a grandmother myself. Granny Peggy She died two days after my… Continue reading Unconditional Granny
Sorry to have been away so long. It’s a month since my last post and it’s been a busy time. However, I’m determined to get back in my blogging stride once more. I thought that I’d combine the usual themes of the first two Tuesdays in the month, namely – a roundup of island life… Continue reading So, Where Were We?
I’ve just returned from holiday in London and Edinburgh – two great cities. I had lunch with two writer friends – separately – while I was away, and on both occasions we did talk writing for some of the time – but no actual writing was done for two weeks – complete cold turkey. Well – almost. I did… Continue reading Withdrawal symptoms