Monthly Archives: January, 2012

On writing

Something I forgot to mention last year was that I did complete NaNoWriMo again, though it was probably the most difficult time I’ve had of it in my four successes. This time I was a rebel in that I produced my 50,000 words in unconnected short stories rather than as a single novel. This was […]

Quick hyperlocal blog pluggage

For that very small subset of people who read this blog but don’t follow me on Facebook or Twitter, may I recommend the new Colchester Chronicle blog? It’s a ‘hyperlocal blog for Britain’s oldest recorded town’ run by Jason Cobb – who interviewed me last year – and looks like a good way to keep […]

Upcoming roadworks on Westway

Just to let people know that I’ve had notice from Essex County Council about roadworks that are going to be carried out on Westway (the A134) between the Balkerne Hill and Colne Bank roundabouts. These are some important safety works, centred around fitting in a proper barrier system on the central reservation, but they might […]