An autumnal hearty soup for those chilly days when you’ve been by the side of a rugby or hockey pitch (or even been playing!). This is my recipe for leek and potato soup:Read More
When you’re feeling like you need comfort on an autumnal day then apples is what you need. Specifically an apple and cinnamon crumble. Read all about why I decided to make this crumble today…Read More
Not content with just writing my blog, novel and essays I’ve now decided to document my writing journey in a series of vlogs on IGTV. Read all about it in today’s blog post:Read More
I really enjoy telling my stories in my Instagram captions. I always think about how I feel when I’m describing something and how I can use words, similes or sentences to convey this feeling. With practice this has helped me uncover my writing voice and made me a better writer.Read More
Okay, so it's time for a brand new writing adventure for me.
And I'm pretty nervous - so I'm trying not to think too hard about it. I'm just typing the words and pressing the buttons on the keyboard. Sometimes that's just the best way.
I've just finished filling in my Patreon creator account page. As per the rules of Patreon you have to fill it in then submit it to them to ensure it's within their community guidelines. So I pressed the big red button to submit and now I'm waiting for someone to let me know it's all good to go and I'm now live.
You might be thinking...Helen, what on earth are you talking about? What is this Patreon you're referring to?
Well, Patreon is a site for creatives - bands, artists, podcasters, filmmakers and writers (to name just a few) who are providing something in return for monetary support from patrons.Read More
Our labrador puppy is now ten weeks old and for the last two weeks it has been hard work as we attempt to toilet train her and get her into a routine. This post is all about our experiences as we settled her into her new home.Read More
I’m looking forward to reading by the fire later this month when the evenings become a lot cooler. These three books: a cosy murder mystery, a contemporary novel and a witty novel set in a 1950s English village are on my September reading list.Read More
Well, hello and welcome one and all to September 2018. One of my favourite months of the year.
This post is all about the stationery I have on my desk right now in anticipation of a productive and organised few months before I naturally slow down before Christmas.Read More
Well, I've made it. Today is the last day of August. Tomorrow it will be September and I can breathe a sigh of relief. Oh the relief.
The countdown to September started last week when the night time temperatures dropped. This, in turn, dropped my shoulders down a notch because it meant the amount of flies hovering around substantially decreased. Good news especially as we're on the last fly swat and even that is beginning to look a little shredded…Read More
The dry summer has revealed different perspectives from above in the crop fields. And has me thinking about the future.Read More