Way back when….

In the bustle of Christmas we tend to forget the important things. My children and grandchildren are safe and well. And a whole lot older than they were back then.


There are times I read “The Instructions” and times I don’t. I’ve lived long enough to accrue experience so when it says to plant the beans 3cm deep I just dig the sort of trench I’m in the mood to dig, chuck them in and hope they’re safe from the Pecky Birds and the Neighbours … More Instructions

A mixed bag

Spent the long weekend doing the one thing I love doing – writing. I’ve felt the pressure to do something commercial or to be more structured in my approach to planning a novel – all, I might add, coming from me but it wasn’t until I’d read a few pages of my latest work that … More A mixed bag