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A deliciously complicated Negroni delivery…

In my long search of trying to find reasons to be cheerful in lockdown with ice and a very badly broken arm, I encountered the Riding House Cafe, normally based in Fitrozia was now delivering. I did not know what sort of food experience to expect -  the...

The Tapas Room, Deptford – A Tiny Cavern of Delights

Little did we know that it was the end of tier 2, that in fact this tier was set to double, when we enjoyed a day off work to pretend to holiday in Deptford. We sat under the glow of a heater, making up for the tiny well-ventilated room, admiring the bottles, the menu...

“If a treat is available it should be indulged,” Pre-lockdown Boulangerie Jade review

So many places in blackheath have been so good at their social distancing that we decided to do the ‘trip before lockdown’ experience, so long as we could be sure it was safe. Now, a ‘Trip Before Lockdown’ is a very special occasion and should not be undertaken...

Review of Wisley Gardens… and environs

In June, we discovered the RHS gardens. Can’t remember why. Think I saw it on someone’s instagram. We packed fake fizz and I made an artichoke and thyme pizza and apple cake and we ventured out into the newly unlocked world, wondering if the toilets would be closed...

HELEN & THE GRANDBEES

A little diversion for the blog today as my my novel “Helen and the Grandbees” based in south east London has just hit publication date... Buy Helen and the Grandbees here: https://amzn.to/3crOtVr *affiliate link It’s a different type of wrtiting from the...
ADRIFT – The Storyteller and the Mosaicist SNEAK PREVIEW

ADRIFT – The Storyteller and the Mosaicist SNEAK PREVIEW

On a good day in Robin’s life, on an ideal day which is creatively profitable, when the world buzzes with the fact that you are a maker and not a subordinate, when you fizz with tangibility, and the pavement glows where the air hits it….

How did I end up in Adis Ababa?

When the PA at the consultancy firm I worked at in the early 2000’s introduced me to one of the directors, with the words, “He wants to send you around the world,” I was a little taken aback to discover they meant Ethiopia.

December Round up

Hi There! It’s been a busy writing year for the Morrall’s… Not least because my sister/Clare’s daughter delivered two baby boys late in November. It seems less important right now, but in writing...

Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

…But how easy is it to pick a book title? My novella, has been on working title of ‘Adrift’ for a very long time, and only now as it starts to move from manuscript to book do I realise, I really...

New website!

This is just to announce that the new website alexmorrall.com is now live and holds everything.. my art, my novels, my food blogging... Have an explore!

A Sense of Un-Entitlement

A Sense of Un-Entitlement

  The old and the new in South East London   My south east London ranges from sticky and urine-soaked, to smart and classy within a few steps. I can walk in the woods, stroll along an...

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A Few More Of My Blog Posts

Announcing “Adrift – The Storyteller & The Mosaicist”

And now for the exciting update I’ve been promising to reveal since the end of last year… My novella Adrift is coming out on 8th March! “The neatness after the tragedy. The emptied room and crisp cleaned sheets.” Bernie is plunged into turmoil when her step-brother is...

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How did I end up in Adis Ababa?

When the PA at the consultancy firm I worked at in the early 2000’s introduced me to one of the directors, with the words, “He wants to send you around the world,” I was a little taken aback to discover they meant Ethiopia.

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December Round up

Hi There! It’s been a busy writing year for the Morrall’s… Not least because my sister/Clare’s daughter delivered two baby boys late in November. It seems less important right now, but in writing news, Clare Morrall’s the MUSEUM OF DIARIES was released on Audio...

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