I am still in that valley known as the kids school holidays, so 2019 will not officially start until later this week. In the meantime here is a list compiled by Helen Taylor of all the Women Writers Network Favourite Reads of 2018 Feel free to tweet us @womenwritersnet with any of your favourites. Happy New… Continue reading Women Writers Network Favourite Reads of 2018
As this wet and windy week has gone on I have fallen in a bit of a physical heap. Various aches and pains laying me low. A sore throat has been the latest symptom added to the list. Nevertheless I managed a 'very' social day yesterday – which included an afternoon playdate at a friends… Continue reading Wordless
I find notes she's left. Little tid bits. A train ticket from Melbourne 2011, half a postcard, a small pile of stamps shorn from past post, a stack of old magazines with pictures cut out, a bag of lace doilies- moth eaten but with some usable fragments, wrapping paper from last Christmas and don't get… Continue reading Clutter Queen
On a visit to Berwick -upon-Tweed last year my mother visited a pottery and came home with a gift of two little coffee cups - there is a bird cup and a bee cup- a not unsubtle hint to her thirty something year old daughter to get a move on with the provision of grandchildren.… Continue reading The Birds and the Bees.
Many years ago I watched one of those travel shows which featured a segment on British canal boat holidays. Bobbing along in your little floating caravan on quiet waterways from one waterside drinking place to another looked very idyllic. Since arriving in the UK I have continued to be captivated by life along the canals… Continue reading This Canal Life
I have names on my mind of late. I have often pondered, as girls tend to do getting married - and though the question of whom I might marry has been very uncertain for the last thirty years I've always felt certain that if such an event took place I would not be changing my… Continue reading In a Name