Those “Lazy” Unemployed People

Newcastle UniversityIf I see or hear one more jab about these “lazy,” unemployed people, I’m going to scream!...more

Nothing but my own devices

Library windowsSteve is now on his way home and I’m so glad. I cannot believe that I spent X amount of years living alone – it’s so boring. I can’t stand not being on a regular schedule and having the days just stretch on like that....more

The Tuesday Seven

I just loved this cat in Whitley Bay.1. I’m writing this from my desk in the study while the cat is trying to open the closet door (he’s an expert at such things.) I finally got back into working this afternoon....more

Cost of Writing: Priceless

Northern Goldsmiths, Blackett Street, Newcastle, EnglandI’m back at my desk before 9:30 on a cloudy Wednesday morning in July. I have my large pot of Starbuck bold brew and I’m ready to get back to work. However, I’m at the blog, typing this out instead of re-reading what I should have been working on in June. Why? It’s what I do....more

Just keep swimming


Keep the fire in your torch burning

The Olympic torch is coming!Ugh! That’s what I have to say about yesterday. First, let me say that June has been very interesting indeed....more