Day 24 of Camp NaNoWriMo 2016. 38,000 words in. The countdown is saying I'm going to finish on the 1st August which is technically outside of July. Once you're into August it's time up. That means I need to write more words than I currently am. I've never taken part in Camp NaNoWriMo and not … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 24
I'm now in training for the Gobi trek I'm taking part in later this year. Last weekend I walked thirteen miles and it was a beautiful day. Stopped in the pub. Stopped at my dad's. It was just like being in the desert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QxOg22gs44
I'm on 27k. I'm just ahead of the curve but I haven't written anything in two days. It's a Saturday and I'm hungover. I'm going to try and get a bit ahead of myself today. I'm finding it a bit of a slog to be honest. It's hard to force myself to sit in the … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 16.
Last night I got to see The Last Shadow Puppets at the Ally Pally. Here's a wee cover of one of my favourites of theirs... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu5kzqrVVBA
“Don’t start a fresh on your head, start it in your head” said my brother, in a move that was both unusually profound and advice I would ignore. I’ve always been very protective over my hair, my curls. Only yesterday I went for drinks with a friend who hadn’t seen me since the bold move … Continue reading #8 – Shave my head.
As ever I've driven myself to distraction with my writing. It's day ten today and I've already hit 20,000 words. What makes this year and this Camp different is that I have not lived the experiences I am writing about. For the last three years I have used November to write my travel journals from … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo 2016 – week 1