Category Archives: Annabelle

Tips from a TV Writer

I’m a member of Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, and we’re lucky enough to have some excellent guest speakers at our monthly meetings. This month’s speaker was screenwriter and novelist Rob Gittins, who has worked on virtually every long-running British … Continue reading

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What Pearly thought of Dorian Greyhound

Hi, Pearl here! As promised in my last post, here are my thoughts on The Picture of Dorian Greyhound, which I have just finished reading. I immediately fell in love with Dorian, a beautiful and innocent young Greyhound who has … Continue reading

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Flower Fail

I’m not having much luck growing flowers on Millie’s grave. I used one of those wildflower packs that contain a mix of seeds and compost. I followed all the instructions, put copper bands down to keep the slugs off, and watered … Continue reading

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Nightmare Hair #dreamdeeply

Have you ever wondered why you can go to bed with perfectly tidy hair and yet wake up in the morning looking like you’ve swapped heads with Worzel Gummidge? Maybe you thought it was down to tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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#Halloween: Spot the Sprite

Is this the little entity that was mucking about with my broadband connection last week?  

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We’ve been Liebstered!

We’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award, much coveted among bloggers! Many thanks to prolific writer and blogger Karen Dowdall for this honour. The Rules: Say thank you to the person who nominated you for the award. Answer the 11 … Continue reading

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Spooky Writing Competition: Update

Earlier this year I posted about a writing competition run by Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, with winners receiving cash prizes and inclusion in an anthology to be released later in the year. I’m pleased to announce the anthology is now … Continue reading

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Message from Annabelle: Things I’ll Never Say When I’m Old

If you ever hear me saying any of these things, please feel free to kick my ass: “I’m *****-****!” (*Whatever massive age I am, announced proudly, with a flourish) “When you get to my age, all you do is go … Continue reading

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Angry Annabelle on Advertising

Is anyone else sick and tired of adverts in their inbox slowing down the typing of emails? This morning I had to wait several minutes just so I could be shown an animation of a pink fireman with a pink … Continue reading

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Spooky Writing Competition!

  Swansea and District Writers Circle is is putting together an anthology with a supernatural theme, which they plan to publish next Halloween. As well as submitting their own contributions, they’re inviting non-members to submit short stories, poems and scripts … Continue reading

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