Brexit Woes

How did the Brexit chicken cross the road? “I never said there was a road. Or a chicken”.

Always Remember

This is ‘Pops’, my grandfather Harry. He taught me to swim (though never taught my dad…). He fought in the Coldstream Guards in the First World War, aged just 18. When my Uncle died only a few years ago, did we find out Pops had been awarded a medal for bravery. He just never spoke about it. A hero in so many, many ways.

Favourite Movie

I have to start the beginning of what will become a monthly post with the movie I’ve probably watched more times than any other… Continue reading

Favourite Season

The seasons affect my writing in different ways, mainly to do with my mood and activity levels. Needless to say, writing is most difficult in Continue reading

On This Day

Today is the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers. It brings back memories for me because Continue reading

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Then I’ll begin…

I’m not sure I should be Continue reading

True Colours

Colour is a part of our everyday life and I couldn’t imagine a life without seeing the different hues which provoke Continue reading

Bank Holiday Fun

Not where you are? Well, here in Italy, the bank holidays fall on the day they are set to, so apart from Easter Continue reading

Fact and Fiction

One of the difficulties of writing historical fiction is getting the facts right. I love reading this genre and I’m not knowledgeable enough to identify Continue reading

Things That Inspire My Writing

Being a writer can be quite frantic at times. Well, in my head it’s frantic. Everywhere I look I can see the potential of a new story. Inspiration comes in many forms and shapes, here are some of mine. Continue reading

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