It was too overcast to get a photo of it for my Sunrise over Swindon photo this morning, but (for a special treat), here's a lovely photo of last night's 'supermoon' rising over New York's Empire State Building instead. Don't ever say I don't spoil you on this blog!
This week's run away with me – as usual, and I lost the whole of Monday afternoon waiting for almost two hours with my dad at the hospital for his 3.00 Appointment, where he wasn't even examined and was simply told to come back again in three months. Pffft.
If you're wondering how the ducks are coping since the death of chook last week; big duck's ok, but little duck's taken to her bed too. She might have got the chicken's bug, but hopefully she's just nesting. I'll keep you posted.
I've got a million ideas (well, not quite that many), buzzing round my head at the moment as I try to figure out a way to start earning some proper money from my writing, and just need another two days a week to be able to implement some of them. I just need to figure out a way to find the time!
On top of all that, I desperately need to find the time (and enthusiasm) to start exercising again. I joined a new gym recently. It's only £9.99 per month and is open 24/7, so I've got no excuse … except that it was meant to open in April so I haven't been able to go yet, but it's opening this week apparently. Damn!
It's going to hardly be worth me going to bed. In fact, I've not been switching my light out until nearly midnight for a couple of weeks now, and it's been taking its toll as I've been feeling rather tired (due to getting up at 6 am), but last night I went to bed at 8.30 pm; slept for 9 hours and feel 100% better today. I've definitely got to get to bed earlier this week!
Right, that's it. I'd love to have written a TV Times section this week (as I've got a lot to say!), but I simply haven't had the time. Enjoy your Bank Holiday (those of you who are having one). Mine will be spent here in my office – just like on a normal Monday – but I'm going to have some wine tonight though (Sunday). Whoopee! Have a good week everyone.
Can I help you?
If you like what I do and have any writing needs, then maybe I can help?
Using correct grammar, punctuation and having sentences that 'read' properly can mean the difference between your application form/CV etc securing you an interview or being thrown straight into the bin/deleted from a potential employer's inbox.
A Business website, too, can lose you many potential new customers if it's poorly-worded or is full of grammatical errors, and I'm regularly bemused to see mistakes on even some of the UK's biggest companies' sites (despite having no-doubt paid a great deal of money to a 'professional' to produce).
I'm known among my family and friends as 'The Pen' as I've sent many a successful letter out on their behalf over the years! As well as being a novelist and Award-winning Soap blogger I can also write in many other styles and genres. Part of my job as Trainer for a Multinational Company during the 1990s was to develop and write training courses/manuals.
I passionately believe that ALL instruction manuals (and those on websites), should be written in plain, simple English, as part of the reason so few of us are able to use electrical appliances etc to full capacity is that the instruction manuals are just too complicated to understand.
Do you have a speech or report to write – or a presentation to give? Do you think your application form/CV/website etc might be improved with a 'makeover' or perhaps benefit from someone casting an eye over it? If so, I'd be delighted to help.
I'll either check your document over and re-word/correct any errors, or could write what you need from scratch. Just send me an email in the first instance via my Contact Page and I'll get straight back to you to discuss your requirements.