My little Macbook and I have written so many things together over the years.

Nearing the finishing line

I picked up a bug late last week and while I was a little under the weather while campaigning in Bolton West on Saturday, the illness didn’t properly hit me until yesterday. As a consequence, I’ve let my writing slip and spent a lot of my time laid up in bed, reading The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter. It’s a very good book but Read More →

Campaigning in Bolton West

So today I was out with a large number of other Conservative activists, campaigning on behalf of Chris Green in Bolton West, specifically in Westhoughton. It’s a nice place, very much like the area in the North East where I come from originally. The point of the campaign day was to deliver a load of resident surveys to people in Westhoughton, and then to collect them back Read More →

32818 words and counting. This year's NaNoWriMo is going well.

Let the words trickle and flow

Writing is hard a times – actually, it’s hard a lot of the time. If it was easy, more people would probably do it (no guarantees of course but it’s probable). I’m one of those people who loves to write (you may have noticed!) so even on the days when it is hard, I’m still going to be there, slogging away at my keyboard, making Read More →