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This is why I run

This is why I run

Running isn’t always easy. Finding the time to get out there, with a group or by yourself, is hard. But once you get out there, you break through the clumsiness, and you find your rhythm. With the wind flowing through my hair, the beats, and […]

Three Toddler-Friendly Walks in South Cornwall

Three Toddler-Friendly Walks in South Cornwall

Toddler-friendly walks in South Cornwall

Book Review: He Said/She Said, by Erin Kelly

Book Review: He Said/She Said, by Erin Kelly

He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book grew on me. At first I found it a little slow-going (hence four, rather than five, stars), but the storyline was intriguing, with an uneasy undertone. But like most great books, […]

What Would The Tooth Fairy Do…?

What Would The Tooth Fairy Do…?

My first baby has just lost her first tooth! I apologise now to anyone who finds this boring or unimportant but it’s a huge thing for her – and me – as I remember that first tooth’s appearance. For mothers in the know, imagine my […]

Days out with kids: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton

Days out with kids: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton

This isn’t the first time we’ve been here, but as the girls totally loved their ‘grand day out’ (which was meant to be Brighton, but that’s another story), I felt compelled to share this little gem for anyone looking for a spontaneous free* day out. […]

Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

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 […]

Days out with kids: Milton Keynes Museum Review

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 […]

Are YOU in control of YOUR life?

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.

I'm curious…

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? […]

Book Review: The Dangerous Gift by Jane Hunt

Book Review: The Dangerous Gift by Jane Hunt

It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted one of these, and I’m sure some of you may be wondering if I’ve disappeared off the radar. The thing is, the smallest now-one-year-old-child (together with the four-year-old) is truly running me ragged, and it’s rare I get […]