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#104 Coping with cats

While clearly adorable, cats do make life more interesting and sometimes more challenging for the people they own. In a recent post, I shared the obsession¬† that one the cats who has shared ownership over me had developed with my … Continue reading

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#103 Sitting around while they cut down the Amazon

Photo by Pok Rie on Pexels.com This week, the BBC reported that heavily armed miners had invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the North of Brazil and stabbed one of its leaders to death. The tensions in the Amazon region … Continue reading

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#102 Choosing book covers for a series

One of the most important aspects of marketing a book is the cover but before the cover is designed, the blurb must be written. Writing a couple of hundred words for a blurb is a completely different skill than those … Continue reading

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#101 Putting shelves up

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that I have recently moved house again, hopefully for the last time in a while.¬† The move was almost three months ago and yet most of my clothes are still in suitcases … Continue reading

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#100 Writing a blog

It seemed apt that the 100th post on my blog should be about writing a blog and what better way to celebrate than by taking a tour of the most popular posts of the last five years. Although we are … Continue reading

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#99 General strike in Brazil.

Yesterday, there was a general strike in Brazil which meant that the metro wasn’t running and I couldn’t get into school to teach the children how to be dramatic. The primary reason for the strike was the reform of the … Continue reading

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#98 Hiding bow ties from cats

My day is meant to begin at 05:45 when my alarm is set to go off but more often than not I am woken earlier by one of the cats who obviously feels that 05:45 is far too much of … Continue reading

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