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ROW80 2012 Round 2 – On being Lazy…

I’m being honest from the outset, no need to fluff it up with any excuses or pandering to ‘mood’, my personal opinion of my progress this week is that I have just been plain out and out lazy.

Yeah sure, the weather has been so amazing all anyone wants to do right now is sit out and enjoy the sun, heck why wouldn’t we? It’s England, we could get snow again next week… it is unlikely to last long, we have o make the most of a bit of good weather when we get it!! But it’s no excuse…

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Totleigh Barton – Arvon Writing Course. Part 5

The front of Totleigh Barton Manor, Devon, one...
The front of Totleigh Barton Manor, Devon, one of the writing centres of the Arvon Foundation, a charitable organisation promoting creative writing.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


I wake up a bit later this morning, 7.30am, after having been awoken during the night with a major coughing fit that kept me awake for a while. I finish reading Utopia, have breakfast, get dressed and start writing before the morning workshop.

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ROW80 2012 Round 2 – Slow progress

Well one thing is for sure, this Round of Words in 80 Days is definitely not my most productive! We are now nearly half way through the round and it seems each of my check-in’s has not had a lot to report, what do you think?

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