The time for resolutions is here

I am not good at resolutions. However, I have resolved to try to end such feebleness (resolution one), and I have come up with a second resolution (resolution two), which is a public resolution. The public bit I hope might prevent it remaining in bud for the entire year.

The resolution is to work on The Phraser. The aim is to get faster and better at the craft of blogging, by producing a postcard post every day. There may even be the occasional podcast. Fluency through practice is what I hope for.

The idea sounded grand in my head when I came up with it, and it felt so possible. For a few hours at least. Then Day One arrived, and Day One went. Nothing. Then Day Two arrived, and Day Two went. Nothing.Then today – Day Three. And something has begun. My mission to produce daily mutterings and occasional photographs has taken its first faltering steps. At last.

So, if desperate moments of nothing hit you, and you’d like to look in, to check if anything’s happening, I should be here.

Until tomorrow. I hope!

Best wishes for 2023, and the happenings in your life.


Copyright Georgie Knaggs & The Phraser 2023

“What have you been doing?” Good question.

Reindeer by Mac (Supporting the Harefield Transplant Hospital)

Happy Christmas! Very best wishes to all out there – may there be some fun, and hope, and love where you are.

Many thanks for your company.


Copyright Georgie Knaggs & The Phraser 2021

Current affairs crossword (3) – the answers

Crossword (3) 23.9.2020

Time for the answers to Crossword 3. I always find these more fun than the questions, because when I read through them I can convince myself that I would have known them anyway. To save you having to flick back, the answers are written out beside the questions. You’ll see them just beneath the puzzle below.

The Tour de France featured quite heavily so any knowledge of this year’s race would have got you off to a good start.

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