Domestic trivia V the beautiful pleasures of writing. I have a cunning plan…Skilbey Blogs

If I go a couple of days without getting my head down to some writing or editing, I am proper grumpy. I start to twitch. Right eye first, left eye is no good to man nor beast without lens support, but that’ll go too. This grump is official and verified by an independent suffered enough […]

Biting the hand that feeds…Why I’m out of love with Facebook. Skilbey Blogs.

If absolutely nothing else, disregard this blog, skip and read the following link in its entirety. http://www.dailydot.com/opinion/quit-facebook-in-2016/ This blog, by Cody Musser, sums up perfectly how I have physically (yes, physically- it makes my stomach sink), and psychologically felt since committing to Facebook in Dec 2015 and why over the following months it was beginning to […]

Touching James Joyce’s World just gently, on the shoulder. Skilbey Blogs.

That nagging feeling that I needed to get on with editing my novel never left me despite an enjoyable few days away in Dublin. ‘Can I carry my laptop?’ I pleaded with my other half. ‘No. It’s a break. It will do you good. You’ve got your phone.’ ‘You know I don’t do anything beyond […]

A lesson about doctors (Trust me, I’m not a doctor) Skilbey Blogs.

Arrogant doctors have a hat they love to wear. It says, “Armed with my several years of training, how could you possibly know anything? You’re the patient!”.   1. Never listen to an arrogant doctor. They will never listen to you, the patient. 2. Arrogant doctors forget that in their vast knowledge of learning, they […]