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To boil or simmer?

The latest issue of Best of British magazine carries an article I wrote after years of collecting snippets of information and photographs on a topic. It is about the drinking troughs provided for horses in towns and cities from the … Continue reading

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I’ve received a couple of windfalls in the past week. No, not a win on the lottery but windfalls in their original form, windfall fruits. A friend whose house was built in a former orchard has a glut of apples. … Continue reading

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Nostalgia writing and images

It’s easy to forget in these days of digital images just how few photographs people actually took in the past. I sent a Christmas anecdote to a magazine and was contacted for photographs to accompany the piece. At the time … Continue reading

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Do you have any photos to go with that?

For the majority of the articles I submit I am able to provide images and there is no doubt that being able to offer a package of words and pictures seems to increase success rates. These days when it is … Continue reading

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County Mags

Whenever we visit a new location we look out for county or regional magazines. They often have items of interest for our trip and many will offer a new market to write for. Whilst some only showcase local social events … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

Seasonal items for publications have to be submitted long in advance of the season they will hopefully appear. If you are to supply the photographs to accompany your submission this can lead to some odd sessions where family members have … Continue reading

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