The period between Christmas and New Year is notorious for being a bit of a nothing time unless you are shopping in the sales. Perfect opportunity then for me to get writing. This is 3 blogs in one; a brief look back, a look ahead to the new year and a bit about my... Continue Reading →
With my birthday just days after Christmas, I have fallen into a 'tradition' of spending most of it looking back over the past year with regret. I celebrate with my family but when everyone is in bed I spend hours visiting the dark places in my mind and fill it with negative thoughts and... Continue Reading →
This was not the blog I had planned for today, but I was rummaging around for something to read - looking for some inspiration and I found it. A couple of pages in and I had an idea. Imagine being visited by your own 3 spirits? What would that be like? If you could go... Continue Reading →
I have re-lived this moment over and over. The only way that I can describe it is to compare it to a Saturday night TV show that is just at the crucial point where the contestants find out who is going through to the next round and which loser is packing their bags and going home. There is always that ridiculously... Continue Reading →
My daughter is a beautiful, generous and loving young woman. She came into the world screaming and didn't really stop for 12 months. I never expected to have a baby girl and was not prepared with a name. One look at my husband's tear-stained face and Michael became Michaela. From that moment their incredible Father and Daughter bond was... Continue Reading →
I have always wanted to write. My childhood was a combination of Enid Blyton, Judy Blume, the wonderful Alice in Wonderland and every Ladybird book I could get my hands on. At the age of 13 I was given a dilapidated typewriter and over the next three years I wore out the ribbon with possibilities.... Continue Reading →
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