Silly Writing Tips – How to enjoy editing ..

  Feeling glum. Editing is really not fun. Enjoyed the writing part but, on getting to the end, realised I had to go back to the beginning and start all over again, skimming, scanning and slicing. My so-called whole book is marred by the workings of my gubbins, i.e. the muddle that is the way…

Savvy Letter – Dear Mark Twain

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Savvy Style – This Is It

This is it – the moment that you’ve all been waiting for! The final scenes from the slow reveals, of my cheap-as-chips alternatives to Princess Beatrice’s floral frock, as featured in photos celebrating her recent engagement. Here goes … First, the £10 and something pence dress, ordered from Unbranded on ebay … One cannot deny…

Silly Poem – One In Before Midnight

Before Midnight arrived, I met the One, but, on the strike of 12, I fled, leaving behind not myself, but my shoe, complete with a note, saying ‘Do not pursue!’   And, after Midnight’s departure, I struck up with the next One.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, 8th October, 2019 Image by Moshe Harosh…

Serious Poem – Forth From Afar

Feeling fear, I worry about my fearlessness, faring all that rolls forth from afar. Forthright, I go, floundering  forward.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, October 2019   Image courtesy of Pixabay.com   Serious Poem – Tuesday Morning Savvy Tips – Net it! Savvy Book – The Legacy

Silly Poem – The Truth

Is the truth to be measured? Does it matter how much of all of it is the bit that is true? Or is it okay just to believe – in all of the bit of it and all of the rest? Copyright owned by Jay Cool, October 2019 Image by PDPics from Pixabay Savvy Style…

Serious Poem – Never the Same

Never. It’s never the same for those who go back. Not ever. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, October 2019 Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Savvy Tips – Net it! Silly Poem – Simpatico Mental Health: Workplace Stigma

Savvy Style – Raining Flowers

Today is the day! The aforementioned Unbranded dress from Ebay arrived about three days ago and I still haven’t opened i! Not that I wasn’t excited about another opportunity to upstage Princess Beatrice, with one of my bargain lookalikes – far from it! I was saving it for a rainy day! And, today, without a…

Savvy Tips – Net it!

What to write about? Why question it! Why not just write about whatever you can catch back? All you need is  a net – it doesn’t have to be costly –  one of those little nets on the end of a stick will do! You know, the sort you nagged your parents for, every time…

Savvy Style – Princess Forever …

Thought you’d seen the last of savvy-old me? No chance! Yes, I did bag myself up in no less than two Bargain Buy bin bags! But no, I didn’t stick with the bags when I upcycled them! In fact, I didn’t upcyle the bags at all – I just couldn’t  bring myself to use my hand-sewn…