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A minor hiccup… back to reality.

The problem with chronic health issues and anxiety is you never know what the next 24 hours holds in store. On Sunday night, I woke at about 3.30am. My feet (left leg), lips and fingers were tingly. Not always a good sign. My pulse felt like it was fluttering. Nausea swept over me. I panicked.…

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When the Black Dog Howls

It’s been a tough year. I’ve been visited by the Black Dog all too often over the past months. He usually bays at the door, sniffs around my feet,and leaves. This time he’s curled around my legs, only relenting on occasion, to stretch his legs for a while. But there seems no reprieve. He keeps…

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When the Black Dog Howls

It’s been a tough year. I’ve been visited by the Black Dog all too often over the past months. He usually bays at the door, sniffs around my feet,and leaves. This time he’s curled around my legs, only relenting on occasion, to stretch his legs for a while. But there seems no reprieve. He keeps…

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Isolation tip #9: Try something new

Hi. Ready for something new for an isolation buster! Hugs to all. Stay safe https://youtu.be/kgXDn11cdpw  

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Isolation tip #8: support your local creator writer

Many authors and creators have had events cancelled, and have no income. Support your local writer – buy their books, sign up for newsletters, join in on talks. Support other creators – buy music, buy art. Follow and chat on social media. We’re all in this together. Hugs to all. https://youtu.be/mlRKBkFCtN  

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Isolation tip #7: support local businesses

Isolation is impacting local businesses and jobs… support your local business https://youtu.be/kfXqGW3mFEc

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Isolation tips #6: have a cuppa

Another isolation tip. Have a cuppa, ┬áchill and relax. We’re all in this together. https://youtu.be/wmoQ3tz5aLs

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Isolation tip #5

I’ve been concentrating on all the things I have to be thankful for. A thankful jar can help keep thoughts positive. Keep safe everyone. Hugs. https://youtu.be/ByFPXKG67A4

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Isolation Tip #3 (oops missed posting it!)

Tip #3 – Sorry forgot to post the link to it before #4… what day is it again?

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Obligatory Year in Review, 2019.

Three things have dominated my world this year: writing, steampunk and health. Writing-wise: May saw the publication of my fifth book, The Department of Curiosities. I started this book back in 2012. The manuscript lay unfinished. (How can one write adventure when mentally drowning?) After finding a glimmer of light, with Aunt Enid in 2018,…

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