Five Writing Distractions (and how I manage them)

Having written about my plans earlier this week, I though it might be rather prescient to visit the things that might get in the way of my well-meant intentions. Yes, I’m talking about distractions… Continue reading

Wednesday Words of Wisdom



I try never to think about how rubbish the first draft will be, and I don’t believe that any author can write a perfect one. However, I am trying to improve my first drafts, with more targeted planning and outlining, so that I can get to the castle building quicker…  😋

Self Discovery Prompt # 14 – Hope for the Future

This weeks prompt is the opposite to last weeks: What are your hopes for the future?
And my first thought that the answer is the same… Continue reading

Self Discovery Prompt # 13 – Fear for the Future

This Week’s prompt asks me to consider the following: When you think about your future, what do you fear the most? 

I’m not sure having fear for the future is very Continue reading

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Margaret Atwood


“A word after a word after a word is power.”
~ Margaret Atwood

Tiny baby steps, one after the other makes progress it’s true. Been loving the series The Handmaids Tale, bet the book is even better, but so near to reality very scary indeed.

Self Discovery Prompt: Dream Job

Okay, I’m running behind on my road to self discovery, but hey what’s new? This prompt is easy, my dream job… Continue reading

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground” – Theodore Roosevelt


Not a bad piece of advice, though I’d love to walk through stars…✨

Double Marriage Celebration: Part One

Si and I got ‘married’ twice in 1998, both times in the month of June. The first time was on June 11th and 11am in our beloved Firenze (that’s Florence). Just the two of us, our interpreter, Mara and two strangers, Joanna and Richard who were pulled off the street as our witnesses. The film, … Continue reading

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

“Do, or do not. There is no try.”
— Master Yoda

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.


Phew, thank goodness for that! 

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 213 other subscribers.

Recent Posts