I'm taking a leaf out of Al and Pip's blogs, here and here, and 'Taking Stock' this January. I really liked this idea, probably because I love lists and reflection, and I'm really happy that Al lead me to Pip - because Pip crochets stuff! Sending a very warm thank you to these two awesome… Continue reading Taking Stock
Hi In my New Years post I mentioned I needed to have a think about my writing goals for 2018. I wasn't sure what was achievable. I'm still not and I don't think I will be until I try. So let's just go with the wish list for now and I can work the rest… Continue reading Writing Goals 2018
I didn't plan beyond the first week. I had a list of prompts and scenes, for if I got stuck in a rut, but I didn't use them. I am getting way too comfortable in the familiar of the rut. I need to commit to climbing out of it faster! I got sick. And then… Continue reading 5 Reasons I Failed NaNoWriMo, … but I still feel like I won
I've just moved back to Australia from the United Kingdom and the packing was a mammoth task! It was very much worth it though. We've had more sun the last two weeks in Sydney than I think we had all summer in London. Wearing SPF 50 daily for my pasty rosacea riddled skin. I do… Continue reading What’s in my suitcase?
My time in London is coming to an end after 18 months of incredible experiences. Here are just a few, not strictly in order except for number ten... that one is definitely last: West End - All the theatre. All the musicals. All of it. I've absolutely loved it! The Globe - because, duh. My… Continue reading 10 London Favourites
I possess only an inchoate image of the myriad of ephemeral moments that lead to this one; that lead to me loving you. Inchoate. Myriad. Ephemeral. These are my three favourite words and they mean the following: inchoate: just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary myriad: a countless or extremely great number of… Continue reading My 3 Favourite Words
One of the world's oldest romances. I don't recall if I saw the film first with James Franco and Sophia Myles, or read the myth in one of the illustrated books I grew up with. But I love the story: the romantic triangle between Tristan, Iseult and King Mark; the ties of loyalty; the tension… Continue reading Tristan and Iseult