Camp NaNoWriMo 2016 – week 1

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 […]

An excerpt from AFK.

As people started to move from their seats despite the fact we had been specifically told not to undo our seatbelts until the sign had been turned off I grabbed the US Customs form we were supposed to have filled in during the flight. I had been too engrossed in my mammoth film session to […]

National Novel Writing Month – week 1 and week 2

In the first two weeks of NaNoWriMo 2015 I managed to start and finish an entire book. It got pretty dark at times but I still thoroughly recommend it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfmJ94HaYDc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VYi5-liNZk Onto the next one…

Grand Canyon.

In America, bigger is better. That goes for their portions of mac n cheese, their gun crime and their canyon. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long. To put that into perspective, especially for someone from Essex, that’s Basildon to Durham. It’s huge. We spent a day walking around the Rim (ha, rim) and everything […]