Tag Archives: Coffee Shops

Observations From A Different Coffee Shop

This week’s Friday observations are from a different one to my local. I’m away at the moment and spent a pleasant hour this morning in a delightful coffee shop in Alnwick. While I was there finishing of a poem for … Continue reading

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Observations From A Coffee Shop – The Dysfunctional Family

I have neglected this blog for over two months now, time to make amends! My excuse, if I needed one, was that I’ve spent all my time establishing my short stories blog. You might be wondering why I should choose … Continue reading

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I Want To Be A Writer.

Have you ever had one of those moments when the answer ‘No’ came from your lips when what you really wanted to say was ‘Yes’? Let me explain myself. It was a fairly normal Friday morning in my local coffee … Continue reading

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Being A Good Parent Is Not Easy….Or Is It?

Parenting has never been easy. It’s not a skill that you learn at school but one that you develop over many years, not always getting it right first time. Much of what you do as a parent is based on … Continue reading

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Where Do Our Thoughts Come From?

Where do our thoughts come from? We are often led to believe that many of the great ideas of the past have come as flashes of inspiration. We have the picture of Archimedes leaping from his bath shouting ‘Eureka’ when … Continue reading

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iPad Or Newspaper?

Most Friday’s I start the day by spending an hour or so in my local coffee shop. A chance to think and write over a couple of latte’s. It was its normal busy self this morning and it struck me … Continue reading

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Latte or Cappuccino?

I have this vision of writers and other intellectuals using coffee shops to gather and develop their creativity. It worked for JK Rowling why shouldn’t it work for me? So far, over the last three weeks, I’ve been popping in … Continue reading

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