My (new) fat year: weeks 4 & 5 – changes

I am very gradually weaning myself away from the diet culture that only seems to benefit the diet industry by generating a lot of income for them and a lot of spending for me. Don’t get me wrong. I have medical conditions that *do* have certain dietary requirements, as do other people. What I’m talking…

My (new) fat year: weeks 2 & 3

The more reading and research I do, the more I realise that losing weight shouldn’t be the main objective. Plus, my doctor assures me that I’m not worryingly overweight. However, I do feel that I should lose some weight, if only for the benefit of my knees and hips. And my digestive system. I’m not avoiding…

Time for a change (*** LIST ALERT ***)

I had a bit of a flurry of new followers over the weekend – welcome to you all – and I have no idea where they all came from. However, it made me realise that I’ve left this poor writing blog wandering in the wilderness for far too long and if I didn’t start to…

New beginnings (*** list alert ***)

The news that yet another short story magazine has closed its doors to all but a privileged few has knocked me sideways somewhat this past week. It’s not a market I’ve had a lot of success with, but it’s a good market to target anyway and at least the result is a completed short story…