Wrapping up for Christmas
Thank you for looking in on The Phraser this past year.
2019 has been hectic, with much writing, but not all of it on the blog. In the background I am trying to write more fiction – some short pieces and possibly even a novel. I’m not sure whether the plan will come to anything, but I am enjoying the process, and I hope to be able to put more ‘creative writing’ on The Phraser next year.
Meanwhile, we have left London for a few weeks over Christmas. There will be plenty of family coming and going, which means lots of everything … but not much time for writing.
I hope that, wherever you are, there will be time to pause and to talk … and to be together.
Wishing everyone a happy end to the year, and all the best for 2020.
Hope to see you in January!
Copyright Georgie Knaggs & The Phraser 2019
An unexpected excitement startled my writing life recently.
The London Magazine – ‘ England’s oldest literary periodical, with a history stretching back to 1732’ – contacted me recently to tell me that a piece of mine would be published in its online edition.
It was such a happy surprise as the piece, written originally for a competition run by the magazine, had been posted into the entry box weeks earlier. When I heard nothing I assumed it was gone for good … but here it is.
The piece is not long and is about some of my own encounters with silence and its consequences. I hope you’ll have time to try the link. To do so please click on the article title below.
A Journey Through Silence by Georgie Knaggs
My thanks to The London Magazine.
Copyright Georgie Knaggs & The Phraser 2018
The Bay of Naples, Italy
Experience, memory and time frame our lives. We exist together and are shaped by them but are unable to catch hold of any one of them … we’re like flotsam on a storm sea.
I look back at my life and know its chapters have changed me, that each has altered the book of me they belong to. Now there’s a new chapter to add – Naples.
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