Weddings and Traditions

I attended my first wedding as a bridesmaid to my cousin when I was about seven or eight years old. A recent event started me thinking that was probably the only traditional one which didn’t involve foreign countries in some way, even though that particular cousin now lives in New Zealand and I’m in the …

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House sharing and Another Friday Night

Do you prefer reading the written word or listening to audio? We try to keep everyone happy so this week you have the option of both. I was delighted to be invited as a guest on the 'Friday with Friends' series hosted by blogger, Camilla. Rather than a Q and A she allowed me free …

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Time research – The Grass is Greener

There have been discussions in various writers’ group about whether it is morally correct to include references to Covid in books recently released. Opinions from readers are divided; some slate authors for ‘jumping on the bandwagon’ and infer it is somehow immoral to use a disaster as a publicity tool. Others have said it is …

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Aspects-Melissa Compton. Norwich Nights Magazine

Today I’m delighted to introduce you to a rather different ‘Aspect’- 'Producing a community magazine.'  A warm welcome to my guest Melissa Compton and Norwich Nights Magazine. Hi, I’m Melissa Compton, owner/editor/publisher of Norwich Nights Magazine. It is a community magazine focusing on theatre, gaming, books, and food. I have always been a big fan …

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Getting Christmassy Blogger post and Follow me short story

Getting Christmassy It's that time of year again, and I was delighted to be asked to share my Christmas thoughts as a guest on Pauline Barclay's blog: Click on the link to read the full post. Getting Christmassy blog link ........................................................................................................................................................... Follow Me I've never understood why Christmas is traditionally associated with ghost stories, but this …

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