CAROLINE DEACON

Writer, reader, creative writing tutor

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Knew there was a good reason to have a large hall #christmastree #christmas ...

Gateau can’t wait for #christmas #blackcatsofinstagram ...

View from my desk #edinburgh #snow ...

Edinburgh looking chilly. I love the way the terracotta of our buildings stands out #homesweethome #edinburgh #snow #pentlands #pentlandhills ...

Well that’s #christmas shopping done ...

#throwbackthursday Early morning this day 2004 #november #skies #inverness hovering in front of #benwyvis Love #winter colours ...

#throwbackthursday to 2017 in #Bath enjoying a short break. Loved it. And got lots of lovely Christmas presents too. ...

Deserted beaches in #lanzarote #holidays #travelgram ...

#venus and the #moon over #lanzarote ...

And here’s my portion! Sangria going down ok as well ...

#paella #cooking demonstration here in #lanzarote ...

#blacksand and #surf in #lanzarote #holiday #travelgram ...

#throwbackthursday - was this really ten years ago? Just had new lino in the kitchen and lovely Ben was showing his approval. Still miss him, he was the best of dogs. #dogsofinstagram #bordercollie #bordercolliesofinstagram #memories ...

The land of #volcanoes #lanzarote #holiday #travelgram #travelphotography ...

#sunset in #lanzarote Banishing the #winterblues Also great place to #write #nanowrimo #amwriting ...

these collars are supposed to stop cats from catching birds - 85% effective, they said. Well Bertie was wearing his less than an hour before he brought in another corpse. But he does look quite handsome in it, even if he is a fiend. #blackcatsofinstagram #blackcat ...

Friends will know my Dad died a few weeks ago... I've always wanted a grandfather clock so I decided to buy this with money he has left me, and it will bring a smile to my face every time I walk past it. ...

This #sundayreading is #yafiction published by the amazing #barringtonstoke who do so much to help #dyslexic #readers @keithgraywriting has done an amazing job of writing an exciting, fast paced story in as few words as possible. A very satisfying and gripping plot which will grab teenage boys I’m sure #bookstagram #booksworthreading #booksforkids #booksforboys ...

In anticipation of #halloween #throwbackthursday re-vists2018 in #nunheadcemetery where I spent a day happily exploring this overgrown wilderness, tripping over half open graves. It's a wonderful place. ...

I’m a bit slow with this #sundayreading - not sure why. I’m enjoying the characters and setting but not really bothered enough to find out what happens. But I’ll persevere #sundayreads #amreading ...

Latest From My Blog

Twenty-Five Best books of 2021

Looking back over my year of reading, what strikes me now is how hard it is to categorise some of the books. Many were sold as contemporary fiction but turned out to be what we might have previously defined as sci fi/ fantasy. Meanwhile the world of...

Christmas shopping sorted – extracts from November newsletter

November: don't worry, your Christmas shopping is going to be sorted! I do like to give (and receive!) books for presents, but it's not always easy to know what to buy for someone, and unless you're a child, I think a book token is a bit of a cop out. (But if you're...

Top Ten Biographies/ Autobiographies – early Christmas shopping?

I usually write blogs about fiction but as our minds turn towards Christmas, and the dreaded person who it's so hard to buy stuff for, I thought I'd do a list of entertaining biographies/ autobiographies. Honestly, I don't think you can go wrong with any of these as a...

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