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Haven’t written here for ages, but it’s 29th February, and if I can’t find the time to post on my blog with a whole extra day to celebrate, something’s going wrong somewhere! So, a quick catch up on a few happenings: One of my short stories has been longlisted in... read more

Five Reasons to be Happy.

Everything seems to be about lists these days: The top 100 books of all time The fifty richest people The ten items on my bucket list And a bizarre one I found: Ten sordid insights into the Victorian Opium Age. So, I thought I’d compile my own list. You’ve been... read more

Thank you!

Thank you all so much for your lovely comments and messages in response to my plaintive post last week. You are wonderful, and I truly appreciate them. Some brilliant advice, which I will try to take. And now here’s something that made me smile. I saw an offer on the... read more

2016 so far!

2016 is one twelfth over, so in spite of speeding by, how’s it going so far? Horrible! Sorry to be depressing, but I feel so despondent. I’ve been resisting blogging because nobody wants to read a string of misery, but I felt I’d neglected the blog for long enough. I... read more