It’s National Writing Day today and I thought I would share with you a short story I wrote a couple of years ago. I love writing observational stuff on life, but I also enjoy writing more serious work too. This piece won 2nd prize in a folklore short story competition and 50 quid too! Not … More National Writing Day – A Short Story
‘If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced’ … More My Week In Pictures – How To Write (and Read)
There are many reasons why I write this blog. It all started with people encouraging me to do so, and as I enjoy entertaining people through writing I thought I would give it a go. I’ve received loads of really lovely comments and messages over the last couple of years and I appreciate every single one … More My Week In Pictures – Gardening, Solitude, Friendship and Hope.
My week started with ripping off the next page of my desk calendar, with its wisdom perhaps pointing to what kind of week I was going to have.
it’s a chance for the introverts of the world to celebrate their special day in their own homes, quietly, alone, with a book or jigsaw. … More Happy World Introvert Day
This photo of me was taken exactly 30 years ago this week. I know this because it was taken on my 18th birthday while at a works Christmas party. 30 + 18 = 48 and that is the age I turned this week. I don’t tend to get too hung up about age but every … More 18 Year Old Me
And of course the party goers reached the stage where they all prop each other up, sing with arms swaying and love every body. … More My Week in Pictures