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Reasons to be cheerful - 28th June 2018

Okay, it's not warm, it's hot, but I am loving it. I'm particularly loving the fact that because I'm freelance I can choose when, where and how long I work for, so I've mostly been working in the later afternoons and evenings.
Yesterday was the 150th post on the blog, so I wrote 150 true facts about me. It was fun to write, but actually quite challenging, I wasn't sure I could think of 150 interesting things about me!
My friend Mark's radio station. Because I have a nice boss, I'm allowed to listen to music while I work and sing along (badly), to my favourite tracks. I'm listening to Mark's awesome station. He plays LOADS of 80s music (sometimes he even plays what I suggest), as well as new stuff. He's based in Northern Ireland, but thanks to the interweb, you can listen to it anywhere, by going to the website here and clicking on the link.


Being busy. I'm just really busy at the moment writing for clients, and writing fiction/poetry, getting ready for a performance next weekend and also thinking about an exhibition/performance event I'm involved with in November. I'm also giving time to preparing for an epic writing challenge in July.


I'm taking part in the Camp NaNoWriMo event, where I need to write just under 36,000 words of a collection of stories that I'm going to be publishing in October.

Still, it keeps me out of trouble...

R2BC at Mummy from the Heart

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  1. Good to read this and wonderful reasons and yes to freelancing - it can be challenging but as you say when heat hits, it is nice to pick and choose a bit. 80s music has my interest - never quite left the 80s and don't keep out of trouble too much! #R2BC

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    1. Definitely give Reverse a go if you like 80s music and a lot of Mark's new playlists are from 80s artists who're still making music. I think the chances of me keeping out of trouble are relatively small really :-) x

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  2. I love my freelance days! Mark's station sounds right up my street.... good luck with the writing/performing

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