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Cover Ups & Breakthroughs–

Cover Ups & Breakthroughs–

Breakthroughs of the brick and mortar sort, I mean–it’s renovation time here! Sorry in advance, but this is going to be a dusty, grimy, messy and unfinished post…

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Foods For Thought

Foods For Thought

It’s been a tough couple of weeks here. The meniscus in my left knee got torn in a fall and some very effective antibiotics wiped out my gut bacteria meaning lots of loo visits… which the knee wasn’t very happy about…

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Writing and Other Progress

Writing and Other Progress

First, let me show off a little. This was supposed to be my December project, but I’ve only just finished it–handing it over tonight to family visiting from the UK…

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Writing Standing Up–

Writing Standing Up–

I know it’s bad for people to sit too long but I’m also very aware I’m not staying on the computer long enough to get in all the writing I want to. So in this year’s ‘lets prepare for a good 2024 end of year office clean up’ I tried to figure out how to solve both issues…

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Happy December Down Time!

Happy December Down Time!

Warning: hotchpotch ahead! I’m happily nursing a minor infection, meaning I’ve been skipping yoga, pilates and the final round of proofs (not due till 15th Dec) with a clear conscience…

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Word by Word and Step by Step

Word by Word and Step by Step

Warning: I’m still on antibiotics, painkillers and self-injected blood thinners so I’m just going to write a happy post today. (I thought of warning you this post might not make too much sense–but that would suggest…

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Happy Deepavali!

Happy Deepavali!

May the lights of Deepavali dispel all darkness in your life! We went to visit the Deepavali Festival Village over the weekend, thinking it wouldn’t yet be as crowded as it’s going to be next week. But a great many people seemed to have the same idea!…

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A Wedding in the Family

A Wedding in the Family

We celebrated a wedding in the family last weekend–my brother’s sweet, smart, beautiful daughter is off to start married life in Edinburgh. This was my first time visiting the Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church, which is one of Singapore’s oldest Presbyterian churches…

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Arrest & Hope

Arrest & Hope

I was going to write about the Tour de France and Yoga (I’m nowhere near where I would like to be, but at least I’m back on the mat), trying to finish a rough draft of the next book before Bouchercon…

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