Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Distractions and Diversions

No. of words written for new version of 'The Secret billionaire': 0

No. of unnecessary (but nice) purchases made with the assistance of Great Aunty Amex (friend of Jackie's Great Uncle Visa I believe :-): Far too many

No of iced fingers consumed (I blame the bakery in the next village for being too nice): see above

No of hours spent feeling bad about not having done any work on the re-write: approx 1 hour per day

I have however spent time thinking about my competition entry and made some progress with 'The Maverick Millionaire' which is good as previously it had come to a grinding halt in chapter 3. I also think a break will help me come back to Secret Billionaire with fresh eyes (sounds like a good excuse so I'm sticking to it!)

The rest of this week will be a write off (no pun intended) as I'm going away for my birthday to my favourite hotel in Switzerland and will be lounging around sipping cool drinks and looking at the jaw-dropping view (see above).
But next week all diversions will come to and end I will definitely, absolutely get cracking on my re-write to sub to Richmond. If I don't please feel free to cyber nag me :-)


Rachael Johns said...

Lorraine - that post could have been mine as I've been doing exactly the same (although you can substitute Freddo Frogs for Iced Fingers)!

Have a great holiday away!

Joanne Cleary said...

Sounds like a very tasty way to plot to me!

I hope you have a lovely break and the mountain air refreshes you. Also, have a really special birthday.


Suzanne said...

Have a great time. It looks totally fab - so jealous.


Jackie Ashenden said...

You lucky, lucky thing. Have a fabulous time, Lorraine! And have a wonderful birthday.
But definitely I think it's a good thing that there are thousands of miles between Great Aunty Amex and Great Uncle Visa. Think of the havoc should they get together!! :-)

Lacey Devlin said...

Ooo Freddos are my vice too! Actually I've been eating ice-cream and not just normal ice-cream. I've been getting the really expensive stuff that means I won't be eating again for another three months ;) Ahhh but it was worth it :) You do seem to be making progress though so I think we can over look the finger buns ;)

Sally Clements said...

Have a great birthday Lorraine, and a good holiday, wish we were there!

Lorraine said...

Thanks everyone. I did have a lovely birthday and the break was much needed. Iced fingers were swapped for pain au chocolat! I don't think I've seen Freddo Frogs over here, are they an Oz thing?

I agree if Great Uncle Visa and Great Aunty Amex got together there would definitely be problems! Just as well they're separated by thousands of miles :-) If only they didn't expect to be paid back eh?