Book reviews · Paranormal · Reading · Reviews

Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every time I read a new instalment in the Blackthorn series, it’s touch and go whether they will top my favourite (which happens to be Blood Roses – the second book in the series of eight). I love all of the Blackthorn books… Continue reading Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Days out · Motherhood · Reviews

Days out with kids: Milton Keynes Museum Review

  We visited the MK Museum for A Victorian Family Christmas at the beginning of December, and were pleasantly surprised at the vast amount of artefacts, displays and historical re-enactments available for the whole family. A ticket into the museum grants you repeated access for 12 months from the date of purchase. Stepping back in time… Continue reading Days out with kids: Milton Keynes Museum Review

Motherhood · Writing

Has becoming a parent changed you?

Having children changes you. One minute you’re a person, with your own identity, a job – which you either love or hate – and a life you take for granted as your own. The next minute (well, nine months later, obviously) you’re a mum. People lavish you with attention, everything is new and fun and… Continue reading Has becoming a parent changed you?

Book reviews · Reading · Writing

Are YOU in control of YOUR life?

How to REALLY overcome Writer’s Block (you’re doing it wrong). Yes – you really can take control.

Reading · Writing

I’m curious…

What’s your favourite type of story? I’m keen to start a new project… But I want to put it out there, and into YOUR hands, as the potential reader. What do you like it read? What kind of conflict do you like in your stories? What are your favourite types of characters? I’m not talking… Continue reading I’m curious…

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Be happy. Find your content.

Who doesn’t love a good play on words? This blog post title is my new tagline – for my writing services – launched just last week. Now that smallest person is sleeping through the night (hurrah!) I’ve got SO much more energy and am coming back with a big, hearty bounce. I’m starting with the… Continue reading Be happy. Find your content.


‘Real life’ stuff

When we choose to have kids, we don’t stop to consider everything else that comes with it. The kids in themselves are both a delight and a challenge – from the funky toddler dance to the threenager  tantrums, and let’s not forget how it’s the end of the world when your biscuit becomes two pieces.… Continue reading ‘Real life’ stuff