Category Archives: Life

The wisdom of Ira Glass and why it’s ok to worry that your creative endeavours aren’t good enough

Like almost every writer I know, I worry that my work isn’t good enough. That it never will be good enough. That I should forget about writing and accept that I am a consumer of other people’s creativity and not … Continue reading

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Sunday words: “You own everything that happened to you…”

 

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My not-quite-resolutions…

Maybe reflecting on what we learned in the past year and how we hope to use that knowledge in the coming year is a more useful activity than listing self-improvement goals that we are destined to abandon by Easter. After … Continue reading

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A thought for 2016 – I hope you have a marvellous year.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!  I hope Santa brings you many lovely books and that you have a wonderful day. I’m taking a break until New Year’s Eve (although we’re still dealing with any last-minute orders at Glenogle & Bell) and I’m looking … Continue reading

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