Climate Crisis and Some Good News

I hope your 2019 has started well.

Mine started, in a circle with a bunch of amazing people where we were invited to share what we knew about positive developments and innovations for the future.

One person told us about a 15 year old called Greta Thunberg and another person told us about Earth Strike. Read more


Seduction

I remember raving to someone about how amazing my new man was, how charming, how sexy, how romantic.

‘He’s seducing you’. Came the response.

‘Oh good’, I thought.

After all, so much lingerie, so many perfumes are sold on their powers of seduction.  Seduction was great; a dream come true.  I wanted to be seduced.  … Read more


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


Into the Woods

I’m really excited to announce that the book  Into the Woods I’ve been working on for the past few years has a launch date at Booka Bookshop, Oswestry.

The book is a set of fairy tales for adults and is based on interviews I did with women who have lived with and escaped from abusive … 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


My email address

julieleoni.com@gmail.com