Monthly Archives: March 2015

With a Bit of Ingenuity – A Roll Top Desk Hack

Regular readers will know how much I love my standing desk. Not only does it have long term health benefits (Standing at Attention) but my back is coping better during those marathon writing sessions. Last month I promised a detailed post on my standing desk. It does not have to be expensive. Let me talk…

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Bugga the Embuggerance.

I write when I am inspired, when I am moved or need to deal with over whelming emotion or grief. Today I flounder to find the words to express the sorrow I feel. Too many words swirl in my head. I pluck out one; it is unsatisfactory. I try another. No good.  I try, in vain,…

Bugga the Embuggerance. was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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March Photo Shoot: the Faun, the Trekker and the Steampunk.

A friend of mine did a shout out. Today a few like-minded, over thirty-five costumers and photographers descended on his pop-up studio, to strut our stuff. Thanks to Catherine, (Proper) Dave and Robert for being my models today – in steampunk, Star Trek and Faun finery. Thanks to (other) Dave for letting us run riot in…

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Fear, Loathing and Submissions

Fear is the enemy. It paralyses, panics. It whispers seductively, its only purpose to stifle imagination, destroy confidence and crush fragile egos. It feeds procrastination, eroding what resolve may remain. It is one of our strongest enemies and weakest ally. Mostly, it lies. Big fat whoppers. Furphies designed to create even more fear. Its strongest…

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Take a Look Around You: March Photo Madness

“Take a look around you at the world we’ve come to know Does it seem to be much more than a crazy circus show But maybe from the madness something beautiful will grow…” – Brave New World, Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds. The world around us is full of beautiful things, glorious colours, interesting shapes…

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