It’s only hair….

My first grey hair appeared in 1982, when I was 20 years old. It was my boyfriend Sean’s fault. I thought I loved him, he was tall, blonde, wore a scuffed-up leather jacket and had a motorbike. We worked for the same company in Birmingham and had made plans to leave and live in London... Continue Reading →

Stroud Short Stories Finalist

I've made it into the top ten of this lovely short story event.  There are no winners. Ten people were chosen out of 119 entries to perform their short story at a live, filmed, event in November and to appear in a printed Anthology. Stroud Short Stories has a national reputation, so I'm thrilled. Click... Continue Reading →

The Chaos Project

It was great fun writing an article for satirical newspaper, The Chaos.  My piece was inspired after reading a news item about scientists at the University of Bath who had  grown animal cells on blades of grass, in a step towards cultured meat.  The newspaper will launch at Angouleme's comic festival in France on January... Continue Reading →

Bear comes home for Christmas

When a little boy loses his favourite toy on Christmas Eve, Peggy and Archie come to the rescue.  This is my third book in the 'Peggylicious' series of children's books which sees the beautiful Cocker Spaniel, Peggy and her best friend, a Tibetan Terrier called Archie find the lost teddy bear, giving Spencer a very... Continue Reading →

Letting Go

Does loving someone mean you have to give up on your own dreams to make that person happy?  Sometimes. But it's never too late to start your own journey - just one step at a time.  This short story was published in Fresh Leaves, an anthology for new writers and won a prize by the... Continue Reading →

Lost in the Woods

A beautifully illustrated children's book which teaches children to always tell their parents where they are going.  My second book in the 'Peggylicious' series sees sees Cocker Spaniel, Peggy and Tibetian Terrier, Archie save the day when a group of children go off into the woods on an adventure and get lost.  The book is... Continue Reading →

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