No wriggling out of writing woman

Blog URL:http://www.nowrigglingoutofwriting.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:Family life, Breast cancer, Mental health, Writing, Humour
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Somerset

I am a 40 something wife and mother of two teenagers

4 years ago I was diagnosed with and successfully treated (including reconstruction) for breast cancer'. This blog is a place to be creative about life, writing and living life and writing



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Originally posted on Children of the Great War: Wiveliscombe then & now: Pauline Homeshaw & Suzie Grogan with the book and postcard pack. With less than two weeks to go until the grand unveiling of the memorial mosaic in Jubilee…...

A rather wonderful book has come into my possession. I bought it whilst house-sitting (and writing my next book) in Suffolk, on a trip to an antique centre taken as light relief after an intense period tapping away at the laptop. Called … Con...

Today on my blog I am really pleased to be able to share the poetry of a woman I knew nothing about, until I was contacted by fellow writer David Venner who, in writing this post, drew my attention to the work of … Continue reading →...

“I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say” Flannery O’Connor Six years ago today I started this blog!! At the time I wondered if I would keep it going more than a week; … Continue reading →...

I have just had to empty and refill my bookcases, seeing them painted and replaced in our newly decorated dining room (which doubles up as a work space). So I have been able to take another look at my lovely array … Continue reading →...

Whilst I was researching for my book, Shell Shocked Britain: The First world War’s legacy for Britain’s Mental Health (Pen and Sword Books October 2014),  I came to understand how, during certain periods of the war, concern about the n...

My regular readers (and even irregular ones…) will know that I am at my happiest when I am in the Lake District. As soon as I cross that border into Cumbria, and see the first fells in the distance, worries … Continue reading →...