Category Archives: Writing

Happy Endings

Tracy and her mum

The very first short story I ever wrote I sent to Woman’s Weekly. Not long after I received a lovely Read More →

A Sitting Target

I am in the kitchen. Nothing wrong with that – many people work from the kitchen table – but I Read More →

The need to escape?


My posts have been erratic these past few months. We moved house in July and our new home has had Read More →

How I stopped getting distracted by social media

Ah ha- did that get your attention? I hoped it would, although I do hope you’re not meant to be 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 →

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 →