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Dreams Do Come True

All through life we are encouraged to dream. When you’re suddenly paralysed from the neck down, you don’t expect to have any dreams left, other than maybe making a miraculous recovery. I dared to dream about writing a book, having … Continue reading

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I Need You

Let’s get Brave Lotus Flower Rides the Dragon published. Continue reading

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Me Before You

Okay, so the movie, Me Before You(based on Jojo Moyes’ novel of the same title) has been hitting the big screens and is getting a lot of hype at the moment. Click here to watch the trailer. This is my … Continue reading

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Angel Personified

Today is the 50th birthday of one of my most treasured friends, the motherboard of an earth angel, Henda Moolman. We met a couple of days after I’d moved into my new place after my divorce in 1999 and she … Continue reading

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Helping Others

Imagine not being able to move any part of your body except your head. You’re completely immobile, but not unaware. You have 20/20 vision. Your hearing is perfectly in tune. Your mind is alert. You can speak. You have very … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: At the heart of story, a wretched conundrum

Originally posted on Allaboutwriting:
​​​​Image courtesy ​​World of Good Paul Smith was a business owner who devoted 80 hours a week to keeping the business afloat. (That is, as you will see, an apt metaphor.) The work was so demanding,…

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The secrets behind the practice of good writing: 16

Originally posted on Allaboutwriting:
The Secret of the Tic’ing Clock Anything becomes a tic if you use it more than a couple of times. It’s a funny thing about writing. A reader might happily notice an action taken once, twice,…

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