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Welcome! I am a British Freelance Writer and Educational consultant who worked in Bangladesh until December 2013. I also have ADHD.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz My rating: 4 of 5 stars I came to read Diaz’s novel simply from googling the best books to read from the 21st Century and up it came on the ‘Top Ten’ list rather like ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ which I’m also reading. Well, […]
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Bear with me. This is a steep learning curve for me and I’m not pretending to be an expert in this area (well not yet anyway!). What I share with you here today is simply what I’ve found so far. … Continue reading
It’s a ‘proud father’ moment for me as my daughter (known in these posts as Thing I but known to the rest of the writing world as Amory Powell) is now a published author and poet at the tender age … Continue reading
As I taught…one worry niggled me throughout: would I have the same kind of relationship with my own two children? I’ve enjoyed a teaching career which spanned more than twenty years and, for most of that time, I’ve taught older … Continue reading
Another week of NaNoWriMo over and I’m keeping well on target having just completed a couple of hundred shy of 30,000 words. This means I’m keeping more than on target (I hoped to reach 30,000 tomorrow – exactly halfway … Continue reading