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Calling all readers of humorous sci fi and fantasy! It’s quiz time.

Do The Quiz … Yeh!

If you decide to do the quiz, many thanks, if quizzes aren’t  your thing that’s fine, it’s not obligatory!

July 14, 2018

This week I have been mostly … writing.

A while ago you may remember I talked about an anthology I was involved in called Christmas Lites. The deadline for the next one is looming for August and I want to write something bespoke for this year’s. I sat down to try and do something on 27th June and this last Thursday, I finished the result. Except the maximum […]

July 7, 2018

Online lobotomy anyone?

There was a nice surprise this week when this blog was named as one of the top ten humour blogs on Feedspot! Have a look https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_humor_blogs/ ! Yeh, I know! Thanks to all the lovely folks at Feedspot for that. Now, having won this splendid accolade, the smart move would be to post something funny. It’s probably quite […]

June 30, 2018

Uh oh. I think the chaos fairies are back …

Blimey, it’s been all go this week. Last night McCat caught sight of another cat in the garden and went nuts, I was alerted by the sound of a plant being knocked from a windowsill. Things went downhill from there, with McCat moving to the cat flap. He smashed it two weeks ago trying to get at this […]

June 23, 2018

Read any good books lately?

A good book and a giveaway of free short stories.

June 9, 2018

What I know now, that I wish I knew then …

Back on topic this week, I was asked for some advice by a writer who is just starting work on her first book. Even though she appears to be of sound mind, she was dead chuffed with what I wrote and asked if I’d share it on my blog so she could send people to the post. As […]

June 2, 2018

And on the up side …

Good news about Dad and one of his favourite jokes.

May 26, 2018

That’s Alzheimer’s, not Dad.

A couple of weeks ago, someone shared one of my posts of dementia-related whinging on Facebook — this post https://mtmcguire.co.uk/2018/05/05/chin-up-lass/ if anyone’s interested — and it got an interesting comment. I think it basically said something along the lines of that we don’t really know why some folks get to die suddenly or well and […]

May 19, 2018

How a battery charger saved my bacon …

…And the danger of over confidence when coupled with good intentions. This week, I was going to talk a little more about happiness being a state of mind, but I only have a few minutes to do this in so it’s more of a dump it and leg it! It’s been a busy week with a bank holiday at the beginning, a weekend away […]

May 12, 2018

Chin up lass

There is a popular trope that being happy is just a state of mind. It’s a little more complicated than that, I suspect but I think there is something in the idea that trying to cultivate a positivity of outlook can help. For me it’s definitely about noticing things. Noticing the smell of hyacinths from the flower bed beside our back […]

May 5, 2018
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