Happy Author Birthday

Six years ago tomorrow my first book, a children’s one, was published. It’s funny, when I say it, when I say ‘six years ago’ it sounds like an awful long time ago. And it is. And it feels it in many ways but, at the same time, it feels as though it could just have […]

A Question of Romance

I said yesterday that I’d watched, and loved, the Breakfast at Tiffany’s movie. I did. And then I read the novella. And while I enjoyed it a huge amount (it is a classic for good reason) I couldn’t help but question the blurb on the cover, hailing it as ‘The most romantic story ever written’. […]

A Happy Post

So, last week I was a bit ill and, as a result, ended up with more or less a week off work. It wasn’t anything serious, just a virus, but it left me knackered and I thought it best to take a little time to recuperate (I think one of the downsides to living and […]

A Beautiful Film About the End of The World

Sorry to have been a bit quiet on here lately. I have been been busy writing and doing all the other bits that come with being a writer, so I’ve not really had anything to say. But I’ve not just been writing. Oh no. I have been watching the occasional film. One was Melancholia. The […]