Romance, YouTube and inspiration

If you think about it, February is an odd month to be associated with romance. In an English winter, the image of enticing, seductive lingerie is in practice more likely to be comfy PJs, a warm dressing gown and furry slippers. It’s surprising that in the English language there are not more options for the …

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Bloggers, reviews and Conversation with my Aunt

The good, the bad and the downright annoying. It’s been a funny old week. After last week’s post about bloggers, I was inundated with email advices telling me about all the new people following my blog. Good news you would think – not exactly. The majority of them were either sleazy sales and marketing, or …

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How to write a book and Story of a Country Boy

As a change from a short story, I wondered if you would be interested in what is involved in writing and publishing a book. First you need to write a book. It’s easy, everyone says so, and would do it themselves if they had the time. Okay, assuming you’ve done that bit and typed 'The …

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Occupations and ‘How to Market your book.’

Something slightly different this week. Follow the link at the bottom of the story and it will all make sense. ‘Pay attention, ladies. Next week you’ll be leaving this school which has seen you grow from girls into young adults. We have tried to teach you not only the three Rs, but the ethos of …

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