Loss: Poppy Whiplington 1998-2012

As the leaves fall from the trees and the days grow colder I find myself alone as I write this. My beloved companion lurcher, Poppy, passed away on the 23rd October – peacefully and in dignity. I wish I had been as dignified at her passing but instead howled the house down as I held…

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Season’s Change – My Summer to My Autumn

I am a seasonal being. Very much like the trees, I have certain cycles to my year that match the lengthening and shortening of the days. Maybe it is because I am so close to nature – walking a lot outdoors, watching the birds, tending a garden. These rhythms not only affect my energy, thoughts…

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Quick Update

As usual, I’ve been a bit remiss with my posts – to be honest, I really don’t know where the days go! But it is all in a good cause: I’ve been really busy on the writing front and in looking at new business prospects! The Devil to Pay is about to launch next week…

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