How are you getting on out there? I've been wondering how we can best support each other through this surreal time. At the beginning of this year, I rattled off the first 25,000 words of my WIP in double-quick time. I felt unstoppable, thinking I was on my way to achieving a personal-best NaNoWriMo moment. Then I stalled.
It's horribly surreal. Waking up to another beautiful morning and knowing the proverbial shit is about to hit the fan. Life as we know it is about to change. The fields around me were ploughed and planted with potatoes yesterday. Superficially, life as we know it appears to be carrying on as normal, but a big, black underbelly of invisible menace is lurking, waiting to strike.
In Jersey and Guernsey, we are only live a short hop from St. Malo and our Entente has been extremely Cordiale for years, thank you very much. Yet the repercussions of Brexit will affect us just as much as everybody domiciled in the UK mainland, not least when it comes supermarket shopping, as all our supplies are brought in by boat.
I returned home with my head buzzing and lost all track of time, as I embarked on a wine-fuelled creative writing binge.
Happy Wednesday. I'm getting excited about going on my annual holiday next week and took an hour or so today to reflect on what a huge impact travelling has had on my life and this short vid is the outcome. I have no regrets about spending my hard earned cash on travelling and I haven't... Continue Reading →
How can our weather go from this A double rainbow taken by Steve Peat at Beaumont, Jersey yesterday evening To this? A satellite image shows Bertha travelling up the Atlantic coast. Bertha is the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Photograph: Handout/Getty Images Is Big Bertha heading for the Channel Islands? Well, apparently... Continue Reading →