I wonder if you, like me, were given this precious golden nugget of advice at school: Write what you know. A faultless piece of wisdom that successful writers such as Stephen King, JK Rowling, and William Shakespeare no doubt kept close to their hearts as they started out on their particular roads to wild acclaim. … Continue reading On Writing What You Know
On the weirdness of it all…
Hi, how’s your day going? Has it been, for want of a better word, weird? I’m going to presume it has - because, if you really start digging, everything is weird. I guess I’ve thought this, on and off, forever, but it was brought to the front of my mind when I was reading Raptitude, a … Continue reading On the weirdness of it all…
Spending a few years living among people from another country has made me look at many things afresh; it’s not possible to take quite so much for granted when you’re surrounded by people who talk, act, think, and believe differently to you. Or, at least, that’s how it should be. And sure, there’s probably many … Continue reading On Sayings
Seeing-eye dog training is more intense than I imagined.