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 is the anniversary of the death of the poet John Keats, in Rome, on the 23rd February 1821. He was just 25, and suffered from tuberculosis (or consumption as it was then known). His friend, Joseph Severn, who nursed … Continue reading ...

Heberto Padillo In Trying Times - a poem for 2017 Continue reading →...

Well what a year it has been. This Christmas card seems quite apt, as the world seems to be rushing headlong into disaster, for everyone, not just the turkeys. Politically, I have considered 2016 heartbreaking – but then, it seems, … Cont...

I don’t mind if you have not read my Christmas poetry posts. I would rather you had, of course, as it keeps the stats looking healthy, and I honestly think you might have missed the opportunity to escape for a moment. … Continue reading...

My illustrations for this, the third in my series of ‘Poetry for Christmas’ posts (see the previous two posts for #1 and #2) are deliberately used to pose a question that confuses many of us. Is it Santa Claus, closer … Continue rea...

We have just spent a happy  weekend decorating the house for the festive season, so it seemed appropriate that the second in my ‘Poetry for Christmas‘ series is the lovely ‘little tree‘ by the innovative poet e.e. cummings, f...

2016 has flown by. It has been a strange, and horrible, twelve months in many ways and I feel barely ready for winter. However, the Advent calendar is up, and nine doors are opened already, so in order to make … Continue reading →...