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Jun
30

My personal ‘cabinet of curiosities’ and how it helps my writing : “Opening Time”.

I often find that I get ideas and inspiration for writing from visual stimuli whether that be just people watching on the terrace of a café, gazing at a painting in an art gallery or an object in a museum. When I was engaged, the lady who had introduced me and my late husband, bought us one of those Lilliput lane ornaments. Having three young children at the time and quite a few little treasures of huge...
Jun
16

One writer and her dog

Hello and welcome to the first post of my new blog, on my brand new updated website. I am writing as Violet Fields but many people may know me as Karen Critchley. I thought I’d start by saying a little about where I write and what the week has got in store for me. I can write in most places actually including bed, trains, coffee shops and in art classes, when I’m supposed to be painting. At...

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