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Camp Nano: A Play?

Camp Nano: A Play?
Lights up on a frazzled woman hunched over a tablet in PJs. It is 1st April. Playwrighting begins. I began this month with the awesome (and by awesome I mean completely stupid) idea of chronicling my camp NaNoWriMo adventures in the format of a stage play. I thought ‘okay, could be tricky but it’ll be fun’. I got to day three before realising it was neither. Never one to be daunted by a challenge, I persevered. It took me until day 24 to draw the conclusion that this just wasn’t going to come together. You’d have thought the 19 days without writing a thing in this blog would have been a hint. 🤷‍♀️ So instead of that minor crime against blogging, here’s a little bloggy run down of the last 30 days, first from memory and then I’ll take you along as I go. Day 1: NaNo time means a NaNo project. And I’m not sure what I’m going to write yet. Way to prepare! Undaunted, I set a word count goal anyway. Just 5000 words, hope it will be enough to help me re-form the writing habit. I’ve been skimming through a few of my old projects asking ...
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Movie Fan Gift Guide: The Lockdown edition

Movie Fan Gift Guide: The Lockdown edition
Christmas is fast approaching and this year is likely to be very different for a lot of us. Fewer parties and family gatherings, less shopping in stores. Which means finding the perfect festive gift to show how much we care for our loved ones is going to be even more important than ever before. And online shopping is here for us. But where to start? With so many sites to navigate scattered across the globe, looking for the right holiday present can be time consuming. With that in mind, here are my top seven gift ideas for the movie fans in your life. Cinema Ticket Cushion/Throw Pillow Remind yourself of the our cinema going days with this movie ticket cushion. £17.97 from Redbubble. I Speak Fluent Movie Quote Tote Bag Carry your obsession with you every where you go, and be environmentally minded while you're at it, with this Film Lover Tote bag. $10.75 from Zazzle. Movie Reel Clock Remind yourself of your love of reel film (see what I did there 😉) with this movie reel clock. $38.80 from Zazzle. Film Strip Table Runner Spice up your festive table with this table runner. $3.99 each from Amols.com Movie ...
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