Progress up to today on Spaceship – The Last of Humanity! So far I’m 36% complete for NaNoWriMo 2018. 19 Days remain until the deadline. OK, so I’ve not been brilliant at updating progress. You see, when I first started doing NaNoWriMo, back in 2005, I was a stay at home Mum, running a small … Continue reading Spaceship – The Last of Humanity – Progress Update
A snippet for you… NaNoWriMo 2018 is just about on target. It’s been a bit of a struggle to stay on target so far. Balancing family responsibilities, home life, and work, has been a challenge. But the story is growing, slowly. The ship was old, everyone on board had been born in space. Once sleek … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 – On Target
I wasn’t going to do NaNoWriMo this year. Having taken several years off after 8 consecutive winning years, I felt my NaNo time was over. But last week, on November 1st, I started writing. I hadn’t realised how much I miss this. NaNoWriMo 2018, a new beginning. Spaceship – The Last of Humanity isn’t the … Continue reading Spaceship – The Last of Humanity NaNoWriMo 2018
This has been popping up on Facebook again recently. I’m not sure of the provenance or accuracy of the image. On the surface it’s sexist tripe and to be ridiculed. But actually, if you look deeper it’s sound advice. No, wait, hear me out. Take the blatant historical attitude towards women out, and pretend it’s … Continue reading Sexist tripe, or sound advice?
I am debating possibly expanding. No not my waistline, although that seems to be happening all by itself… But that’s another thing. After a facebook conversation and some thought, I wonder if you might be interested in some of my images as prints. I’m thinking around A4, or similar in size, with a card mount. … Continue reading Would you buy prints?
In life, things change all the time, and how we deal with that is so important. Change can be unsettling, but it can also be vibrant and exhilarating. It also often involves making a mess. Right now, we are stripping the wallpaper from the dining room, and it’s making a mess. It’s ugly, feels cold, … Continue reading Making a mess
In any job, clear communication is your greatest asset. In a customer service role even more so. Remember the fire saga? Communication was appalling. No-one thought to inform the client, me, that the job would be delayed. The company involved never bothered to give me all the information. On day 2 of trying to get … Continue reading Communication is key
I have worked in customer service roles all my working life. We all do, really, when you think about it. All jobs and careers have customers. They might be your patients, constituents, shoppers, householders, pupils. They’re all customers, or clients, and you have to keep them satisfied, or they don’t come back. We live in … Continue reading Customer Service is easy.
Today is a busy day. I have workmen in the house fixing a ceiling, replacing window panes, and replacing the dining room fire. So I’m stuck at home. What better opportunity to work on the website and focus on website visitors. My website is not particularly well visited, and my first goal is to have … Continue reading Busy day, working on website visitors.
Today South Wales is being lashed by Storm Callum. The sensible thing to do would have been to stay at home. All across the local area rivers have burst their banks and some people have had to leave their homes. Roads have been closed, trains cancelled, and bridges overwhelmed. Police and all other advice is … Continue reading Storm Callum