Author Archives: Amanda Hope

About Amanda Hope

Communications professional. Book lover. History nerd. Runner. Tea drinker. Musician. Proud 'Pegger.

Pumpkin spice baked oatmeal cups

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Over the last eight months, my entire life has changed. I won’t get into the details here, but my personal writing has definitely taken a beating. I’m trying hard to get back into … Continue reading

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Winnipeg. Winter. No worries.

Christmas is over. News Year’s Eve has come and gone. The knowledge that we have a few seriously long, cold, dark months ahead of us is looming in the back of your mind like a bad dream you can’t quite … Continue reading

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Where to publish?

Over the past few months, I’ve been busy working away on a number of short stories. Some of them are just for me, or this blog. Others, I’d like to see published. It can always be tricky to figure out … Continue reading

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Piercings, tattoos & me…

I’ve always loved the concept of body modification. Not to be rebellious, or make a statement or anything like that. For me, getting a new piercing or tattoo is an intensely personal process – and one that I don’t take … Continue reading

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Conquering 13.1

Last month, I ran my first half marathon. To many conditioned runners, the half is merely a stepping stone on the way to full or ultra races. For me, it was a unicorn of sorts… a fabled, unattainable thing that … Continue reading

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Next weekend is my birthday. Every year, I use it as an excuse to get my friends together at one of my favourite places – our family cottage. It’s Thursday today, so I thought it appropriate to share a throwback … Continue reading

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Hello, Instagram

For the last five years, I’ve been active on Twitter and this blog. Before that, I was dedicated to Facebook. Social media has been around for quite a while now, and those were my go-to places to get news about … Continue reading

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