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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Today marks the birthday of the poet John Keats. He was born on 31st October (the day is not absolutely established, but most likely) 1795 in Moorgate, London and he died just 25 years later, in Rome. During that period … Continue reading ͛...

I write ghost stories. I don’t know if they are any good (although I did publish three, in a short collection called The Marrow Scoop, just to test the water) but it is a genre I enjoy reading and that … Continue reading →...

Some thoughts on death and dying, and why perhaps I am more afraid of life... Continue reading →...

It is 100 years since the notorious battle of Passchendaele. We now know much more about the trauma experienced by thousands of troops during the Great War and we recognise that, even into the 21st-century, service personnel can be affected … C...

A review of the Christopher Nolan film 'Dunkirk'. Continue reading →...

  As many of my regular readers know, I have recently written about the loss of my mum. I have delayed publishing this wonderful guest post from historian Gillian Mawson because it is a story that resonated so closely with … Continue readi...

Today on Nowriggling I am thrilled to have a guest post by Vivienne Tuffnell. Viv has written for me before, not least as part of Dandelions & Bad Hair Days (I have to thank her for that title) and more … Continue reading →...