Tag Archives: Wump and Toop

Post of thanks

It doesn’t look like I’m going to have time to do anything much this week, although there’s a lot going on and hopefully sooner or later I’ll be able to share some of it with you. Normally I’d leverage this … Continue reading

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Interlude: The Fairy Tree

Over the Christmas break, I undertook a little creative project that I’m rather proud of. Now, I suppose I need to first offer a little background. My daughters, who I have nicknamed Wump and Toop for the purposes of this … Continue reading

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Day 65. 31 pages, 9,867 words. September is a bit of a weird month for me. Mainly, these days, because it reminds me of 2011. 2011, as Facebook’s “On This Day” feature hilariously reminds me, was a long series of unpleasant … Continue reading

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Weekend hijinks

Day 32. 90 pages, 40,154 words. I had a write night last night – I wrote my weekend’s blog posts in my spare moments – but didn’t get much down. I’m going to flatline for the weekend, in terms of … Continue reading

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The sleepless crazies

Day 29. 83 pages, 37,711 words. I’ve been getting up early the past … three mornings to get a bit of writing done before I have to drive Toop to daycare and myself to work. It’s actually been pretty good … Continue reading

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Day 20. 52 pages, 23,054 words. After a fun but very busy weekend, it’s almost relaxing to be back at work. The whole gang’s back from summer holidays and starting to ramp up. Not a lot to report though. The … Continue reading

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List of random weekend things

Day 18. 45 pages, 20,055 words. I’ve got nothing for this weekend. I’ve got to mow the lawn because it’s severely overdue. I think we’re going to a market of some sort. And my hair is just a disgrace. A … Continue reading

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Sauna, Sisu, and Suicide

Day 3. 23 pages, 10,433 words. Wump got back from her big Scout Jamboree yesterday. Apparently it was great fun but she missed the TV and maybe also her mum and dad a bit. She even got to be on … Continue reading

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Well today’s just been bullshit

Day 71. 123,491 words. Damn it, I didn’t even manage to write 123,456 words. Maybe I should go and delete thirty-five words just so I’ll have something to show for my irritating goddamn day. I did enjoy a cool little … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 21

Day 70. 118,823 words. Nope, didn’t make the 70 day “deadline” – but I’m close! As yesterday’s entry might have led you to suspect, today – Sunday, the 13th of January – was finally the last day of our epic journey … Continue reading

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