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Another Manic Monday on Planet Simon

So here we are at the start of another week – another few days of challenges and to make a difference in the world. Or of course we could all get buried in work. So what’s been going on? Work basically, just when I thought I had time a second wave comes in to knock me for six.

But despite this I actually go somewhere. On Friday I posted the first of my artwork that I’m going to start using in my stories and on the blog.

There’s going to be more of this coming as soon as there is something to post and I’m excited to be introducing this. For me this is helping me bring stories and the people within them to life more in my mind.

I’m going to start writing a few more posts on what I’ve been reading recently. There’s been a bit of a mix and some of it has already been put into posts. Keep watching bookish people, there’s going to be something for you.

Anyways, I feel like I’ve been ignoring you guys too much – I would love to re-connect with my old bloggie pals and connect with new ones. What will you all be up to this week?

I’m going to to share some regular musings and from life as we know it, because you know – some things just have to be said! Also make sure you keep up in my other places on the interweb:

Planet Simon Facebook Page

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Thanks guys – keep smiling and writing!

Simon 🙂

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Manic Monday on Planet Simon

OMG!!!! Just when I thought it couldn’t get worse it did. What a week – but I have a load of stuff cleared out of the way and maybe quieter times are ahead. Despite all of this I managed to squeeze some words out later in the week but it really finished me off!

 

On top of this I’ve been working on some sketching. I some may scoff or tut at this but If I’m going to write stores and hopefully books and I’m skint (which I am) then paying someone to make pretty book covers sin’t going to be easy. So I’ve been working on some sketching and I’m going to start introducing some of these this week.

If you don’t already know (if no why not?) @BloggersBash is now running the weekly #BloggersBashChat. It’s a fun and interesting way to connect with other bloggers and we’re even pulling some bloggers from their Bloggers site to WordPress on the back of this. Have a look and make sure you’re ready to chat between 7pm and 8pm UK time to take part.

I’m going to to share some regular musings and from life as we know it, because you know – some things just have to be said! Also make sure you keep up in my other places on the interweb:

Planet Simon Facebook Page

Twitter

Instagram

Pinterest

Stumbledupon 

Wattpad

Thanks guys – keep smiling and writing!

Simon 🙂

Manic Monday Landing on Planet Simon

So here we are again – another Monday morning and a whole load of challenges ahead. As it seems this year in the UK Autumn started the minute September came, this makes getting the house and garden ready for winter all that more problematic as I try and avoid the deluges. This coupled with finishing off the shower room has given more more than I need to keep me out of trouble and away from my writing – this is frustrating! But saying this Autumn is my favorite time of year!

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With the weather closing in though the hope that writing time will come the crappy weather isn’t unreasonable. I know Sacha is holding me to my target and I’m very aware of this!

Speaking of Sacha, if you guys don’t know the @BloggersBash is now running the weekly #BloggersBashChat. It’s a fun and interesting way to connect with other bloggers and we’re even pulling some bloggers from their Bloggers site to WordPress on the back of this. Have a look and make sure you’re ready to chat between 7pm and 8pm UK time to take part.

I’m still trying to get my promised projects into posts for you, this is I’m sorry to say more drawn out than a speech in Florence. Thanks for being great bloggies though.

Along with this are some of the regular musings and sharing from life as we know it. Also make sure you keep up in my other places on the interweb:

Planet Simon Facebook Page

Twitter

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Thanks guys – keep smiling and writing!

Simon 🙂

 

 

Planet Simon’s Manic Monday

My brain will explode soon, I’ve had a few days off and I’m ready to go back to work. You would think with some time off that reading and writing but alas no. It’s been grass cutting and fixing things and stuff like that so I’m climbing the walls a bit as writing is something that’s passing me by – so my goal for this week is do do some as I have a book to write before next year is up or Sacha Black is going to be ridiculing me next year

So without further ado – I better go!

Also make sure you keep up in my other places on the interweb:

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Thanks guys – keep smiling and writing!

Simon 🙂

That’s weird

It’s weird – why has an incomplete post titled 300 Followers! Suddenly appeared on my timeline and I’ve no idea from where.

Why??

Update: 

It seems for some reason the blog got confused and posted 300 followers instead of the lunar landings post. Still weird.

Simon 😐

Manic Squared Monday

Today has been mental! So nuts I’ve inly had chance to write now. I remember what Alfie Doolittle said in My Fair Lady 

“Who wants to work – it takes up your whole life!”

This kind of resonates when you dont get a chance to breathe!

Still, theres a week ahead of oppurtunity and possibility. The last part of the kindness challenge is coming and its been interesting to reflect on this. I still have much to do after this challenge is over, because its never over!

I hope to get some more of my usual fun out and a little extra! So hang on guys… The week just started!

Simon 😊

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Planet Simon’s Manic Monday

What a start to the week, I can barely keep up with what’s going on! Maybe the busy weekend set me off on a run that I can’t keep up with. Anyway, to the blog – this week see’s the closing of the kindness challenge so then it’s going to be up to me alone to find something to entertain you with!

Shock! Horror! Oh no!!

Fear not – I’ll find ways to bore you, I just need a few minutes to write them! 😀

I’ve not go t much more to add apart from that, so tell me – what are you my faithful bloggies up to this week? Anything that I or everyone else should know about?

As with last week I thought I would do a little self promotion of my social empire that I’ve been building lately, come and have a look:

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Have a great Monday and a great week!

Simon 🙂

 

 

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Planet Simon Maniacal Monday Musings

So this is another Monday – it’s baking hot here and glorious weather. I’ve finally kicked this flu, it’s taken about three weeks but I finally did it!

There’s not much to say about the last week, not much really happened, particularly on here, I’ve still got some posts idea I’m rattling through and more writing that I can shake a stick at. But hey – live it!

I thought I would do a little self promotion of my social empire that I’ve been building lately, come and have a look:

www.facebook.com/BlogPlanetSimon

twitter.com/Planet_Simon

www.instagram.com/duracellguy

Pinterest

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There’s more on the way for Planet Simon, hopefully soon. Watch this space and who know’s what will happen!

Have a great Monday and a great week!

Simon 🙂

My 1000th Blog Post!

Hi ya bloggies, after I publish this post, I’m likely to get a little badge telling me I’ve just posted my 1000th blog post. I’ll be posting this too, but that’s for later…

For now I want to celebrate Planet Simon and 1000 posts of thoughts, musings, humour, fiction and discovery. I hope you’ll enjoy this look through the archives and for my long time bloggies it may bring back some memories.


 

Fiction

You all know of my love of science fiction and Fantasy and I’ve started writing my own, here are a few of the short stories I’ve written, some of which need finishing:

Dark Horizons:

A story about dark and sister happenings during the New Horizons Flyby of Pluto. There are secrets there that some on this world… and another, want to be kept hidden.

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https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/tag/dark-horizons/

 

Minecraft Steve

I’ve written a few stories on our block built crafter…

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https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/tag/adventures-of-minecraft-steve/

 

The Titan Mystery

My largest story written to date tells the story of a crew’s reconnaissance mission to a vast spacecraft. What they find is glimpse into the destiny of the human race… and their own fates.

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https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/tag/the-titan-mystery/

 


 

Solar System Exploration

Last year I created a series around the planets and moons of the solar system, a look at how the planets have played a part in our lives, how they’ve inspired us and looking at the science around them.

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https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/category/solar-system-exploration/

 


 

Moving back to the more fiction (but maybe not) side of things, an ongoing series of short posts based on an X Files format called the Sci Fi files. Taking the popular stories and conspiracy theories and putting in a story around it. Taking the facts from wherever I can find them…

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https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/category/scifi-files/


 

Let’s not also forget the Sci Fi hub project which a few of you have signed up for:

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https://universeofpossibility.wordpress.com/

 


 

Along with this there’s been fun with Numpty’z

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I’ve even written about a few favourite Sci Fi films…

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So if you’re a regular bloggie to my page or new, come along and have a look at what I’ve been up to for 1000 posts and stick around for the next 1000… and beyond!

Simon 🙂

Manic Monday – Planet Simon’s Week

So this is yet another manic Monday, there’s a whole seven days left until the next one come and that means there’s seven days to do things, seven days to change out lives or even change the world maybe?

Being a little more realistic with the week it’s been a bit slow on the blogging front, there hasn’t been much going on here this week apart from taking part in the first week of the kindness challenge:

https://sfarnell.wordpress.com/2017/05/14/kindness-challenge-week-1-self-love/

Apart from the blogging world things are on the change, there’s anew job on the horizon and things seem to be looking up – don’t get me wrong it’s still manic but there’s some brightness on the horizon with this change!

Something I have learned recently is about the signposts of life, since September last year many things have been going wrong as if I had taken the wrong path and was being told it was wrong. In the last few weeks it’s been like so many green lights have been shining and I’m hoping this is a good sign fr things to come – we’ll see I guess.

I hope you can all keep up with this spinning planet, I hope you’ll follow the adventures!

Simon 🙂