It’s just not Cricket – it’s poetry too!

  Thinking of my dad today as is my habit since he died.  He loved words, loved poetry and could quote Read More →

Why you need a notebook – Writing Short Stories

Last week one of my short stories was published in My Weekly magazine in the UK. The title was Waiting Read More →

Labour saving devices- How are they working for you?

How do you feel about labour saving devices? Are they working for you? Do you feel that you have more Read More →

Fifty Shades of Brave


This is my dad at Trafalgar Square in London. It was 1960 and he was there to receive his British Read More →

Pancakes – It’s Not about the Food

It’s Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day. The day before we give up something for Lent. I won’t be giving up Read More →

Eating Disorders and Mental Health – It’s Not about the Food

My book, It’s Not about the Food is published on 28th February 2017. It has taken far longer to write and Read More →

Being Brave

I’ve given myself a word this year. The word is BRAVE. I have used it lot these past few weeks. Read More →

Keeping things real

I’ve just got back from a walk with Harry. I am incredibly fortunate to be able to walk out of Read More →

Jane Cable – Another You


I’ve been chatting with Jane Cable about her latest book and the importance of entering writing/literary competitions. She has given Read More →

Helen Yendall – How to Start a Creative Writing Class


Helen Yendall’s  latest book How to Start a Creative Writing Class has recently been published and is available from Amazon. Read More →