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Heather Walker
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Writer, singer (community choir)
Writer, singer (community choir)

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Characters asserting themselves!
I was reading a comment on a writing community group page on Facebook recently. Someone asked if anyone had every created a blog for any of their characters. Wow! Now there's an idea. I've been thinking about this and not sure how it would work but I rather...

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Published - Flash Fiction piece
Received two pieces of news today - I didn't win the chapbook competition I entered with a stack of poems but I heard from Gold Dus t magazine that Issue 31 is out and my flash story is now ready to view! Gold Dust is free to read online or you can download...

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Three book reviews
Just finished reading The Museum of You by Carys Bray. Absolutely loved it. I read it so fast it never even got onto my currently reading list. Twelve year old Clover is, for the first time, being allowed to spend the summer holidays at home alone while her...

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Vegan Ice Cream and some thoughts on different diets
As soon as I saw that Alpo were making an ice cream it was....gotta have that! I treated myself to a tub for my birthday. It is yummy. Having eaten the Swish Glaze Ice Cream I'd say it's like that except that maybe it doesn't melt quite as quickly. I admit ...

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The importance of feedback and at a crossroads
A story in itself - a tidy pile. Not working on anything! One of the short story competitions I entered this year offered feedback. I'd forgotten all about that aspect. I was longlisted but that's where it ended. A couple of days ago the feedback came throu...

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The Missing Special - Play at Brighton's fridge Festival
I like to support those who support me so when I heard Richard Hearn who runs Paragraph Planet had written a play and that it was being performed in Brighton as part of the Fringe Festival, I had to go. I asked a friend if she fancied it and she did. So a q...

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Vanessa Bell - Exhibtion - Dulwich Picture Gallery
Taken in Dulwich Park I suspect the reason I'm fascinated by the Bloomsbury Group is because they were different. They splattered their art over walls and doors of their home at Charleston House in Sussex. They designed carpets, linens and pottery and forme...

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All Or Nothing - The Story of The Faces
Ah, here I am on a scooter, feeling good! This was taken before the start of All Or Nothing, the story of The Faces. It's been a long time since I've been to any live music event and towards the end the band played a set of The Faces numbers again so the au...

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Poetry Book Reviews
Just finished reading two books of poetry. The first is Stanza Stones , a colourful book by Simon Armitage with Tom Lonsdale (former Chief Landscape Architect) and Pip Hall (stone carver). The commission was crreate a Stanza Trail running through forty-seve...

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Two Walks, a celebration and a film
Busy week so far. It was techie son's birthday (he's now 28) on Monday and he also has a week off work. He was keen to do some walks, especially as last year he did nothing on his breaks from work due to his broken knee. So we schedule the second half of th...
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