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Rachel Rock
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The Ending
Hello Blog, I've been struggling with my ending for a long time, thinking that I should just let myself edit, and that the ending will come. It's taken such a long time to get back into it after my dissertation submission. I allowed myself to do a lot of ba...

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Guilt be Gone
I love my blog. I hate my blog.  Today I realised something monumental about my blogging issues. Each post can be as big or small as I want, and I can post regularly or irregularly, it's up to me. The lack of boundaries poses a major problem. Being someone ...

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Quirks and Talents
Today I've been reflecting on my love/hate relationship with teaching children. They are so annoying but I would certainly miss them if I didn't work with them anymore. They mess around and fidget and fight. They tell the teacher on each other, "Teacher Cun...

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Something Else
I finished my masters! Phewf.  In the interests of sanity at the end there, I had to put blogging on the back burner. I promised myself when I started this blog that it would never become a stress or chore, and for that reason, there came a point during my ...

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Jack Beyond the World- First Five Chapters
Chapter 1- It’s Time It was the date Bruno had said in his letter,
the nineteenth of April. Jack had been waiting, with a complete trust that this
was the day he needed to go to Team Teen. He stepped out onto the busy mid-morning
Drail streets where as usua...

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Seeing it as a whole, and planning an essay
I'm back in Korea now and getting back into the swing of studying, after a summer of madness. I've been working on chapters 3, 4 and 5 this week, which are now in there 2nd proper draft. Chapters 1-5 make up the 20 thousand word limit. I've previously been ...

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Those Final, Happy, Holidaying Days
It feels like a long time ago since we were in Brazil (so much has happened between then and now!) but I'm gonna do my best to relay the tale of what we got up to in those last few days.  As if the climate knew of Brazil's impending doom in the world cup, t...

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Moving forwards
After taking the decision to free write the entire skeleton of my novel, I'm now faced with the mammoth task of actually making it into an exciting story that makes sense. In the past few weeks I have done the following: Written 'draft 1' of the first six c...

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Rio, Rio, Rio!
A city I have wanted to visit for so long has not disappointed me. It feels like we've been here for ages and I'm not sure I'm going to be able to do justice to the things we've seen and done, but I'll give it a go. We've been staying in a gated community f...
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