Tag Archives: Virginia Woolf

Writing: a solitary pursuit or a social activity?

This week in Blogland there has been a lot of talk about where writers work and lots of wonderful photos of their solitary desks, all reinforcing the notion that writing  is a lonely pursuit (see blogs by F.C.Malby and Terri Windling). So, … Continue reading

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the stars, the land, the sea and Leith are conquerable with Uncle Bob

Writers are 10 times more likely to suffer from depression than people in other professions.*Just a few who suffered from the “black dog” are James Ellroy, Agatha Christie, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry, Simon Brett, Sylvia Plath, Ernest Hemingway, Marian Keyes, … Continue reading

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behind the monkey puzzle and pink viburnum …

I’ve been asked various times this week about where I write. So for those people and anyone else who’s interested,  if you look behind the monkey puzzle tree and the pink viburnum, you should just about be able see where … Continue reading

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