Knox Box of Miscellany

Dawn Knox – A rearranger of words into something hopefully meaningful…

16th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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Sorry to be Boring but London Wins… – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

Usually during an interview, it’s easy to spot the reason behind each question you might be asked. Interviewers want to find out as much about you as possible, in as short a time as possible. I was once asked which … Continue reading

15th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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In Front of and Behind the Lens – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

I’d love to feel natural in front of the camera lens but like many other people, as soon as a camera is pointing my way, I suddenly don’t know how to stand, where to put my hands or how to … Continue reading

14th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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Sunday Musings for 14th September – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

The Sunday Musings for 14th September is As a reader I keep hearing how friends see actor so-in-so as this character or this actress for that one and so on. I’ve heard authors say they’ve pictured certain actors when writing … Continue reading

13th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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Looking Down on Royalty – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

Having seen Princes Charles and his two sons last Thursday at the Invictus Games, it reminded me of the last time I saw Princes William and Harry. It was about 26 years ago and my son had just been born … Continue reading

12th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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I AM INVICTUS and Now I’m Inspired – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

There was a tremendous atmosphere of camaraderie at the opening of the Invictus Games in Lee Valley Park yesterday – the 11th September 2014. It was thrilling to see people compete against each other, and particularly, against their personal limitations. … Continue reading

11th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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Just Desserts – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

The August prompt for my writers group was loosely based on Cluedo, with members having submitted names for characters, places and settings and the murder weapon. I wanted to carry on with my characters in the Garden, so I didn’t … Continue reading

9th September 2014
by Dawnknox
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Frozen in Time – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

Isn’t it great that technology allows us to see a split second in time? Photography can freeze things that are too fast for the human eye to take in, using fast shutter speeds. If you look at early paintings of … Continue reading