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Just Take Five
Celebrating a book launch and my achievements as a writer.
Knit One, Tell One.
The theme of this piece is the connection of community and is inspired by a truly marvellous lady and her collection of ribbons.
What makes a good marriage? What does true love look like? Maybe it's not what you'd expect.
In Dad's Footsteps
As Father's Day comes round again, it's no surprise my thoughts turn to fond memories of my Dad.
Who am I?
Do we lose our identity as we grow older? This post finds me in reflective mood about who I really am.
Cold and dreary January days can leave us feeling blue. It does us good to remind ourselves of our achievements and sunnier days ahead.
Here We Go Again
It seems the annual talk of resolutions makes me adopt a reflective mood on a regular basis. Do you do the same?
A Cup of Kindness
Kindness works with a single word, Or a thought, or action small, As it doesn't look for fame... This blog looks at what it means to be kind
The Sound of Silence
Do you crave the calm of silence or is there something unsettling about having no distractions?
Can You Keep a Secret?
Do you have a secret that you've never shared? Should it stay that way? A consideration of the writing prompt: secrets.
Beneath the Covers
What makes a good book cover? A look at the story of creating the cover for my latest book.
My Menopause Toolkit
What does a menopause toolkit look like? A humorous look at what's going on during our midlife years.
The Mockingbird of Time
Does time mock us in our darkest moments? A blog about making the most of the moments we share with each other.
It is definitely okay to admit that you are not okay and to give yourself time to work through that.
Is it a Crime to Rhyme?
Where do you stand on poetry? Love it, loathe it, or not really fussed?
Coffee & Cake, Anyone?
I met a friend today, to have a walk in the sunshine and grab a take-out coffee and pretend for a short moment that all was right and normal
Mothers always make things right, don't they? I cannot do this though, I have no answers and no way to make everything okay.
Hush the Noise.
I am struggling with all of the noise, the relentless headlines & those with loud voices who seldom appear to have any humility...
What started with a simple object in a ten minute writing exercise, grew into the outline of a character in my head. Her name was Doris.
As a writer, I spend a lot of time in contemplation - sometimes if I am honest, it tips from contemplation into overthinking.
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