Latest Magazine story

My editor reliably informs me that my story 'Riding on the Crest of a Wave' will be published in the 13th May edition of People's Friend. It's always a thrill to see a piece of my work published. I always say it is like getting a gold star from a teacher. (That was...

Hungry Visitor

I was wondering why the birdfeeder on one side of the garden emptied far sooner than the one on the other side..... then I spotted the culprit! This cute little field mouse.

Short but Sweet!

I have been concentrating on writing short stories for several months, so editing of my novel has taken a back seat, however this week I'm determined to get down to that tedious task! In common with many writers, I have so many ideas in my head and projects 'on the...

History under our feet

“Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest!” Last week , during our week in Kent, I visited Canterbury. For many years I have been fascinated by the story of the murder of Thomas Becket. The fateful words of Henry 11 (above), sealed Becket's fate, however...

I really am back now

Winter. A less creative time for me. I now know I feel far more like writing during the lighter months. Many well-known writers insist they can only write in their specific special space. I know I have to have a view. During those dark mornings and long dark evenings...

Welcome to 2023

Thoughts for the New Year, There are so many concerning issues right now, I know, but I hope, despite that, you can approach the onset of this new year with as much hope and excitement as I am. It has been hard to choose the favourite of my photos of 2023, but it has...

‘Feeling Motivated’

Phew, Christmas and its frantic approach is over and it's New Year's Eve tomorrow. Suddenly today, I feel as though I can focus on my writing once again. Fresh ideas are popping into my head and I need to ensure they're logged before they disappear, never to be...

Christmas Greetings

To all my loyal readers, sending you the best of Merry Christmas wishes. A few pics to help you into the mood for the coming week.  

Autumn evenings

I cannot make up my mind whether I prefer those wonderful long, light, warm summer evenings, deadheading flowers til almost dark, then a glass of wine in the summerhouse; or these wonderful, late-Autumn cosy, companionable evenings, candle-light growing more bold as...

Back home!

Hi. Apologies for my 'disappearing trick' for a couple of weeks........recently returned from our travels and have been busily getting back to my writing. Andalusia was spectacular. So much to rave about, but just a pic from The Alhambra to whet appetites!

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