After ordering chocolate silkie and black-laced wyandotte fertilised chicken eggs off eBay this is the story of what happened next.Read More
If you want to run a successful blog we’re told so many rules we must adhere to. But who are making these rules up, anyway? And why are we following them without question and turning into clones of each other?Read More
Feeling vulnerable when sharing my fiction writing and how I’m determined to push through it.Read More
When I look back on my childhood there’s a lot of food memories. These iced oaty biscuits are one of the first bakes I ever made and they taste just as good now as they did then.Read More
Four wonderful non-fiction books to read over the summer months featuring nature, trees, gardening and books.Read More
A short essay on how Instagram may have changed over the past few years. But then, so have I. I no longer want to swim with the tide. I want to share my stories my way.Read More
Over the past five years we’ve used bank holidays to work hard on our outdoor space. This weekend, however, we’ve slowed down a lot and appreciated the hard work our past selves have put in.Read More
An easy and simple recipe for a date and walnut scone. Perfect with your morning cup of coffee or afternoon tea.Read More
My writing projects for the month of May 2018 || What if, at the start of every month, I gave myself one big or a couple of small projects to solely work on that month? How would this affect my writing output?This way I won’t worry about the other ideas I have that distract me. I can simply write those ideas on a list and schedule them in for another month.
This blog post details what I’m working on, creatively, during May.
Our move to the countryside was incredibly challenging. Skills we’ve never needed before had to be learned - and quickly. Identifying trees, chopping wood, mowing the lawn, making a fire - all things I’d never thought about doing before are now are part of our every day country life.Read More
Three books I’ve read and enjoyed in April. Two new releases based around the Second World War and one book about blogging.Read More
What my nine-year-old daughter has been reading recently and recommends.Read More