About

Alicia Ashcroft has a B.A in English Literature & Theatre Arts.  She’s involved with the Events and Marketing Committees for the Kamloops Film Festival. She is also a freelance writer for The Echo, Kamloops BC Now, and Sun Peaks Independent News. Alicia is also an on-location radio personality for B-100 and CIFM. She performs whenever possible.

Alicia has lived in New Zealand, Australia, and is now settled in Canada with her Kiwi-husband Benjamin.

‘Pin Up Picks Pen Up’ is an effort meant to overcome writers block; to examine life,  purpose and choices.  This blog is chock full of anecdotal goodness; everything from family, marriage, travel, frustration, failure, feminism, body image, immigration with plenty of black humour and the odd celebrity reference thrown into the mix.

Thank You for Reading. Thank You for Sharing.

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10 thoughts on “About

  1. That first line is perfect. English majors for the win! =)
    I suppose I can look forward to several years of unemployment after I graduate next year.

    • Well, in reality, I left the country about ten minutes after I graduated, then did traveler’s jobs, for three years. So, I may have missed a career wave–no matter, wouldn’t have traded the travel nor the many years of school. Although, I think you’d enjoy the blog “Dear University Degree”, I’ve posted the link:

      https://pinuppickspenup.com/tag/debt/

      Thanks for reading, and for commenting!

  2. Hi there! I am passing on this nomination for the Liebster award to you. I trust that you will know what to do with it and am excited to see the results. If interested in what I came up with check it out at Ramblings of a Mad Kat. Have a fantastic day!!

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