You know when you’re working on something, a long term project that’s going to take months to complete?
Success comes in many forms, and we don’t always recognise it when it arrives. A promotion at work, exam results, all are often celebrated as success. But what about the smaller things that happen every day in our lives? This is a snowdrop, the flower just about to open, tucked away in a flower bed … Continue reading Success
Your camera will be different to mine, although most DSLRs have many things in common. And all cameras have some similarities.
The weather is cold, mostly wet, grey, and I haven’t had the camera out properly in weeks. So, until the weather improves, it’s all about learning again.
As the sun set on Winter Solstice, I was sitting in an office in Swansea, replying to customer emails for my paid job. I saw sunrise and sunset, sitting at that desk by the window.
The purpose of having a website is to attract visitors, right? And websites thrive with good quality, dynamic, changing content. Who wants to read the same pages, the same thing, over and over? Regular blogging can help with that. I will freely admit that I’m not the best at keeping my blog regular, and I … Continue reading Regular blogging
When the website asks for updates, I tend to just do them. It asks all the time, usually plug ins and themes, but this time it was a whole wordpress update! I just installed it, and wow, Wordpress 5, that’s different…
When you’re writing, inventing worlds, exploring new places, you will need to map your world. Making maps means you have an idea of where things are. You can keep track of what’s going on. If, like me, your drawing skills are sadly lacking, then Photoshop, or an equivalent image manipulation program is your new best … Continue reading Making maps
With A hopeless vigil – NaNoWriMo 2018 finished and won a day early. This is never the end though. NaNo starts the process, and now I have to decide if the story is good enough to carry on, to work on it and finish the book, and then edit. The story, as always, is only … Continue reading A hopeless vigil – NaNoWriMo 2018 finished.
NaNoWriMo 2018 is almost over. November is dying, December is rapidly approaching. Work is chaos, family life is a little more turbulent than usual. And I’m not quite on target. I have 3 days left. The story so far, has crashed a ship full of colonists, on the wrong planet, separated them and scattered them … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 is almost over