After having such a wonderful journey up to Wales, I did the wrong thing expecting it to be the same coming home. It did give me more time to sit and reflect on what I have learnt and all the knowledge that the wonderful people from the Writers Holiday have given me. A combination of accidents and coaches in wrong places because of traffic it caused made the wait at Victoria an hour longer. I felt so much empathy towards the coach driver that eventually came to drive us to all our destinations, it was not his fault, some people just do not think it through before they go charging in with their complaints, anger, frustration and general moaning! When everyone was on the coach he very politely informed everyone that he had given up his break and was doing overtime to take this coach out. National Express coach drivers, cool as cucumbers, well done.

Peaches the cat normally ignores me when I come home but she is full of joy to see me and staying very close so I do not disappear again.

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These are Penny Grubb’s books and I am reading The Doll Makers at the moment, very good story as I don’t want to put it down.

Even though I had only known these people at the writers holiday a week it was still a bit emotional saying good bye, such strong friendships are formed when you all have one common desire….To see your book in print. They were all full of advice and sharing their knowledge, I wish I lived closer to some of them so stronger friendships could be formed. It really was the best week away I have had for a very long time. I have come home exhausted, like most of them but it was worth it.

I will do blog spots about some of them and their books over the next couple of weeks so you too can share their wonderful writing.

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It is now time for me to catch up with all the grandchildren and have some relaxed fun over the weekend. x


1 Comment

  1. 4th August 2013 / 11:03 pm

    It is always a wonderful experience being with like minded people, and writing and eventually being published is certainly a worthy reason for a holiday. I mean it is already an interesting adventure but then to extend this to others that are experiencing similar obstacles just highlights the will to succeed.

    Everyone sharing their thoughts for this outcome is also a fruitful avenue towards publication possibilities for the future so this holiday has been a lot more exciting for you I think 🙂 🙂 Have a lovely rest of evening Nanny Cool and a wonderful start to your week 🙂

    Andro xxx

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