Category: Daily Life

NaNoWriMo Days 10, 11 and 12 Falling Behind

Following the attack of Writer’s Block on day 9, I had two days where I did absolutely NO writing. This is not good!! Tonight I managed to knock out around 800 words. My brain is like mush and my characters are being shy. It’s awkward to write! And I’m trying...

House-Detoxing – Laura Cleans the house. (With Pics)

Last night I had a mini-meltdown. I was tired, emotional and looked around the rooms upstairs to find disaster had hit. Life has thrown us some giant lemons recently. We’ve suffered with four family bereavements, the upheaval of an extension and started home-schooling. We’ve had some highs and lows,...

Laura Goes To Safy B’s Salon!

Do you remember when I had a pink life crisis? Well, I wanted to go big and have something more special – and longer lasting. And after eyeing Safy B’s instagram for months, I decided to call and book an appointment. (Or, erm, send a Facebook message to Saffron,...

How To Look Cute In A Hat (Winter Edition)

Winter is coming, time to get out the wholly hat and look like a garden gnome! - Just kidding! Read this and you'll learn how to look cute-as-a-button in your winter hat!...

NaNoWriMo Day 8: I’m a writing machine!

I have written like crazy today, so this post will be brief. In between editing my book, “Love Me, Crazy,” and writing my NaNo novel, I am wiped out! That’s all stuffed in my “spare” time too. I am so tired I think my arms have gone numb and...

NaNoWriMo Day 6: Sugar and Spice

And so, 20 pages in. Ada meets Daniel. Finally, the story begins. At least, the story that I dreamt about a couple of weeks ago. Now, in my dreams the journey that Ada and Daniel embark on has a very clear direction, with a specific destination. However, in my...

NaNoWriMo Day 5: Something Sweet

Oh man. Oh man, Oh man am I craving a strawberry bon bon right now. Tonight I’ve managed to close the chapter on a sad twisted event in the novel and moved onto new sweeter pastures. Ada, my heroine of the story, owns a sweet shop, “Something Sweet,” and...

NaNoWriMo Day 3: Disaster Strikes Again!

  It’s not going well. Following my disastrous first two days of NaNo I have continued the trend by learning another lesson. This one you’ll laugh at, probably. Lesson 2: Save your work. Sounds simple right? You’d think that any self-respected writer would know to SAVE their work before...

NaNoWriMo Day 1 and 2

Ok. So I have already learned a valuable lesson during this year’s National November Writing Month: Choose your writing software…and stick to it. My eight year old is rather obsessed keen on Roblox. He has commandeered my laptop to play Pet Simulator, and in a bid to keep him...