When you know what you know…

When I first decided I wanted to write, I had a fantasy that I would write a book, get an Agent and a Publisher and enjoy a life of writing forever…   OK OK you can stop laughing now! The reality is that writing a book is bloody hard work and publishing and promoting it […]

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Have Something for Free…From ME xx

In the spirit of Valentine’s weekend, I’d like to first of all point out that there are other important things to celebrate today according to National Day Calendar National no one eats alone day – Yum! National cream filled chocolates day -Also Yum and mine’s a coffee cream! National Ferris Wheel day – Yay! National […]

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A FREE Gift from me to you

In the spirit of Valentine’s weekend and to share the LOVE… I’m excited to reveal that my book will be free on Amazon this weekend!! All orders on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th February will be FREE! It talks about some of the amazing young adults I have worked with and graphically takes the reader […]

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Get down off the Hook!

My article today is about sticking with things and seeing them through to the end, even if it seems like a never ending slog! I’m speaking today about my career as a counsellor of young adults but also about following my lifelong dream of becoming a writer. When I decided that I wanted to become […]

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An Introvert’s Hell

Last weekend I was involved in Introvert Hell! My Son’s girlfriend, Chloe; who I love dearly, was 21. Of course, I live in a family of Extroverts and I had known for some time that the festivities would be very extroverted in nature. Chloe, like many people, has a split family and so there were […]

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52 – 48% Do the Pumpkins have it?

Double Double Toil and Trouble; Fire burn and Cauldron Bubble – William Shakespeare What does Halloween conjure up for you? For me? A happy memory of my Son and his friends dressing up and knocking on neighbours’ doors as we parents held a dutiful distance and drank wine from plastic cups. For some, a blasphemous […]

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