Category: Life Updates

Bernard Pivot Blogfest

Posted February 16, 2011 in Life Updates
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Bernard Pivot Blogfest

Today I’m taking part in Nicole Ducleroir’s Bernard Pivot Blogfest.  It’s based on a questionnaire created by the French journalist Pivot, and is great fun to do. Thanks for hosting, Nicole! What is your favorite word?Chaos, ethos and other Greek-derived words. What is your least favorite word?Scrotum. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?The […]

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Show me the Love Blogfest!

Posted February 14, 2011 in Blog Fests & Hops, Life Updates
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Show me the Love Blogfest!

As you must already know, today is that special day made for lovers to spoil each other- Valentine’s Day! When I was single I used to hate the cheesy holiday and all it’s tack, but now I’m loved up I just embrace the commercialism in all it’s glory.  Anyway, I thought I’d join in the […]

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My Life in Books

Posted February 9, 2011 in Life Updates
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My Life in Books

Today I read a really great post by Philip Dodd over at The Domesticated Bohemian.  He described how his early love of reading was sparked by pouring over a children’s encyclopedia and grew from discovering the library. He argues against their closure and I agree that if a library encourages even one child to enjoy […]

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Significant Other Blogfest!

Posted January 21, 2011 in Blog Fests & Hops, Life Updates
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Significant Other Blogfest!

 Today Talli Roland and DL over at Cruising Altitude are hosting a Significant Other Blogfest. Basically the idea is for us to relinquish control of our blogs for one day, handing over the reigns to our partners, who are supposed to tell you what it’s like to live with a writer. I didn’t know about […]

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My New Year’s Resolutions 2011

Posted January 12, 2011 in Life Updates
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My New Year’s Resolutions 2011

Okay, this post probably should have been written on the 1st January…sorry about that. I’ve been neglecting my blog and instead focusing on the important things in life: using up leftover Christmas chocolate, catching up on all the Christmas specials of my fave TV shows on BBCiplayer and building a cosy little den out of […]

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NaNoWriMo’s done, what next?

Posted December 6, 2010 in FEATURES, Life Updates
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NaNoWriMo’s done, what next?

[© Anstice Potts, 06/12/2010] So at the moment I’m enjoying the afterglow of NaNoWrimo. I’m not touching my novel at all during December to give me a much needed mental break and then hopefully I’ll return to it in January with fresh insight. I don’t know whether what I’ve written is worthy of publication at […]

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My Debut Post

Posted March 6, 2009 in Life Updates
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My Debut Post

You know how sometimes a word or object suddenly seems to crop up all over the place? You see it on the TV, and on the same day it occurs in a book you are reading or someone makes an obscure reference to it in conversation. Well lately “blogging” seems to be everywhere. I read […]

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