Dear Men

Dear Men,

Please come support Into the Woods by coming the launch, by buying the book, by talking to your friends about domestic abuse.

I know it is sometimes tricky coming to or getting involved with something which you see as ‘for women’ but it’s what we women have been doing for years, … Read more


War Stories

I’ve just read a book I couldn’t put down, one that I think will change lives.

Clare Best writes the story of her dad’s dying. She weaves together her reflections on the visits, coping with his deteriorating health as cancer takes hold, the clips from the audio he asked her to record and her transcripts … Read more


Book – Into The Woods

As some of you may have seen on Facebook, I’ve had an exciting week.  On Tuesday I lunched with my editor Kate Taylor from Middle Farm Press, on Friday Booka Bookshop agreed to help with the book launch and yesterday morning I met with the skilful and energetic illustrator Anita and watched as she created … Read more


I am autumn

I am 50.

I am autumn.

I am the jet streams trailing against the sky. I have traveled far and my journey is not yet done.

Autumn

 

 

 

I am abundant. I am maturing and can provide sustenance  for myself and others.  I have all that I need.

 

 

 

 

 

I … Read more


A letter from Love

This is a something I wrote for friends who got married 18 months ago.  I wanted to write a story for them on their wedding day but Love had other ideas; it wanted to write them letter so I decided to get out of the way and be Love’s secretary!  Here’s what Love had to Read more


Story telling for Donald Trump

How a story arrived

Last week I sent a story. The one about Manchester.  Very different from my usual style.

A bit weird really.

So…you know I haven’t been blogging as much as I have in the past. Well, I’ve been changing, on the inside. Part of that has been an emptying out; … Read more


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