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Computing 101 (for idiots)

Last week I did something extremely clever. I deleted all the files on my external hard drive. Yes, all of them: photos, addresses, deathless prose – the works. And this, ironically, from the hard drive I had bought and connected … Continue reading

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Paw Prints Ponders

The Demon Technology Yesterday Himself and I celebrated the 40th anniversary of the day we met.  At a hen party, but that’s another story… Today he said something to me he would never have said 40 years ago, or even … Continue reading

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Strutting our stuff

Well, we writers have to meet our adoring public, don’t we? So last Saturday my fellow Arun Scribe Rosemary Noble and I packed up our books and trundled over to Crawley, in West Sussex, where the library was having a … Continue reading

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Slightly less tentative

Since my September post, the mists of befuddlement have cleared slightly and I understand a little more about this ‘following’ business. Thanks to kind Pete at Verite Design, you can now FOLLOW me on Facebook if that is your wish. … Continue reading

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Rhyming in the kitchen

So (all good narratives have to begin with ‘so’ these days) … I’ve been running around the kitchen chanting to myself. Have I gone doo-lally? Lost what few marbles I still possessed? Nope. Bitten by That Worm again. You know … Continue reading

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A new dawn (I hope)

Paw Prints has been a mite dispirited of late, struggling to make these mewsings heard. Now thanks to a wonderful Tom cat (you know who you are…) – I have emerged blinking into a new dawn of technology. Thanks are … Continue reading

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A tentative paw

One of the reasons I have been so reluctant to post here is that I had a few problems with WordPress. The worst of these is that my ‘follow me’ wasn’t working properly. Now a kind friend has had a … Continue reading

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Life in the slow lane (not)

Is it really three months since I posted here? Mea maxima bad. But we have not been idle. It all started when three members of the Arun Scribes writing group (Rosemary Noble, Angela Petch and I) found we all had … Continue reading

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Almost there!

My new book ‘At Home in the Pays d’Oc’ is within a cat’s whisker of hitting the bookshelves and the e-sphere. The cover design was delivered today – now all I have to do is tread the independent publishing maze, … Continue reading

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Paw Prints Ponders…

The Best-laid Plans Well, woman may propose, as the proverb (almost) goes, but something – be it god, fate or the ‘lurgy – disposes.  In my case it was definitely the latter. ‘Oh, you’re going to learn about social media?’ … Continue reading

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