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The A To Z Challenge – Worth It?

May 7, 2013


With the A to Z Challenge now over, I am left reflecting what the challenge has done for myself, my writing and my blog over the month of April. First of all I managed to complete the challenge successfully, posting every single day during April except on Sundays. Looking back I feel proud that I […]

Upon Remembering Shakespeare

April 24, 2013


Brought to you by the letter ‘U’ This week is the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth and death, although the exact date of Shakespeare’s birth still remains unknown. So Happy Birthday, Shakespeare, perhaps? We do, however, know for a fact that the great poet, playwright and all round writer died on April 23 1616 at […]

The Doors Of Perception

April 23, 2013


Brought to you by the letter ‘T’ ‘The doors of perception’ is a phrase close to my heart. For one thing, the phrase inspired the name of one of my favourite bands of all time ‘The Doors’. Drugs, dreams and the unconscious are three things I believe to be closely integrated with one another and […]

Do Butterflies Only Dance In Spring?

April 4, 2013


Brought to you by the letter ‘D’ Today’s entry to the A to Z Challenge is an entry piece I will be submitting to a travel writing competition. I would appreciate any feedback from you guys and gals (good and bad) since I am too shy to show it to my friends/family! I was fifteen […]

A to Z Challenge

April 1, 2013


Brought to you by the letter ‘A’ Today the A to Z blogging challenge begins. The challenge asks participants to write 26 posts throughout the month of April, with Sundays off for good behaviour. Today starts with the letter A and will run until the last day in April with a blog post beginning with […]

Liebster Award

March 30, 2013


This morning I awoke to a lovely comment from blogger Kirsten Hart at Black Coffee and Cigarettes. She was kind enough to nominate me for the Liebster Award, which is a great way to promote other blogs and be promoted – big thanks to the lovely Kirsten! The chosen blogs are all from the list […]

Hunter S. Thompson’s Letter To The Sun

March 29, 2013


I thought I would share this brilliant letter Hunter S Thompson wrote to the Vancouver Sun. I came across the letter recently featured in The Proud Highway: Saga of a Southern Gentleman, 1955 – 1967. Unknown at the time, Thompson wrote to the paper in October 1958 asking for a job, but it seemed he was […]