Not A Silent Night

Ever think about the words to some of the Christmas songs we hear this time of year? I was thinking about Silent Night recently, in particular these well-known lyrics: “Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is quiet. . .” The song goes on to describe a very pregnant Mary and the birth of […]

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Drive Me Crazy

Two weeks ago I took my car in for an ordinary service. When I collected it at the end of the day, I started to drive away when I heard a distinct chainsaw-type sound emanating from the engine. I decided it was not yet time to leave the mechanic’s shop. The problem lay with a […]

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It Takes a Village

It’s funny how people talk to you once you have a book published. Since the launch of Surviving Singledom I’ve had people approach and tell me of the book they want to write, asking for my advice. Suddenly I’m a mentor to a whole bunch of aspiring writers, even though I feel I’ve just begun […]

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Close Encounters

I can’t believe it’s happened. One week ago today, I launched my new book Surviving Singledom. Amidst the fairy lights and red balloons, amidst the strumming of acoustic guitar and vocal chatter, the book was launched. It was a wonderful night in many ways. About 40 people attended in the end, a number which pleasantly […]

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