Liz Champion - WRITER, TEACHER AND WRITING COACH
Running to cope with grief

Running to cope with grief

It’s been a while since my last post. I’ve taken some time off after the death of my friend earlier in the year. It has been a very sad and difficult time, but I am…

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Inside Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

Inside Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

I stare at the blank page on my laptop and tap the keyboard gently with my fingers, waiting for the words to flow. Nothing happens. I type random letters, hoping if not for a flow,…

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Days Like These

Days Like These

The story below is a little different to my usual Slice of Life stories. It’s longer — more a full cake than a slice. It’s a 20-minute read. I hope you enjoy it. Days Like…

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Here we go again

Here we go again

At 7.55pm on Monday night, I sit down in front of the TV waiting for the prime minister’s latest briefing. I stare at the screen — that all too familiar feeling of dread stirring in…

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OUT NOW: CAKE, ANYONE? SCENES FROM EVERYDAY LIFE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

OUT NOW: CAKE, ANYONE? SCENES FROM EVERYDAY …

Cake, Anyone? Scenes from Everyday Life in Extraordinary Times While life as we know it is falling apart, there is always cake (as long as you have flour, that is). In this collection of nonfiction,…

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Bakewell tart, anyone?

Bakewell tart, anyone?

‘Bakewell tarts,’ Dad says when I answer the phone. ‘What about them?’ ‘I’ve made some.’ ‘For us?’ ‘Yes. Can you pick them up? Before I eat them all.’ I promise I’ll be straight round and…

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