Write Yourself Another Life

After I freaked about all the social media platforms you’re meant to be on as a writer, I took the plunge and went back on Twitter. I have to say I’m enjoying it and it’s not giving me headaches at all. This morning Mindfuel Thinking responded to a comment I made on one of their posts.… Read More

Epic Cupcake Fail

There are mornings when you don’t want to wake up. When the dream is so perfect it grabs hold of you and you never want to let it go. Long after you’re awake, the memory of it returns to light your face with a quiet smile. You feel again the sensations, the emotions that haunted… Read More

My Lego Yoda Life Lesson

Today is my mother’s birthday so my kitchen table is now awash with meringues. That’s definitely a recipe I promise to share soon. I was whisking egg whites and looking out into the garden where not a trace of yesterday’s snow now remains. I wish the weather would make up its mind. It got me… Read More

Back to Life, Back to Online

Feels like an eon since I was last able to sit in front of my Mac, tea at my side, and tap tap tap away at the keys. First there was a move. Move = stress. Then there was the being-dumb-enough-to-fall-for-the-slick-salesman-and-all-his-promises-about-cheap-but-brilliant-internet. Then there was the wait for a real internet connection. And then the cold,… Read More

Slow Suicide in the Grown-Up World

Dark December mornings were made for three things: writing, reading, coffee and candles. Okay, Dark December mornings were made for four things: writing, reading, coffee, candles and cake. Okay five things. Where’s Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition when you need them? Here’s a post by author Chris Nicholas that got me thinking. We hurt when we bury… Read More

And Then There Was … Nothing

Going for what you want is one thing. Getting it is something else. Sometimes against all reasonable dictates of narrative, being brave and standing up for yourself and what you want doesn’t mean that you get to ride off into the sunset. Sometimes all you get is an, ‘Okay, whatever.’ Or a whole lot of… Read More