My little girl had her fifth birthday yesterday. She got a pink scooter, had a massive slice of chocolate cake and by anyone’s standards, it was a pretty good day. And as always, when one of the kids has a birthday, I thought back to the day she was born. The day, five years ago
‘What do you do?’ I hate that question. Really hate it. It’s up there with, ‘tell me about yourself?‘ and ‘how do you spend your days?’ I despise those types of questions. Mainly because what the person is really asking is, ‘who are you?‘ and unless you’re prepared, you can’t answer it easily or quickly.
This post is a two in one, a review about Back When We Were Grown-ups and the book choice for April. And before you say anything, I know I’m slacking here. I should’ve written more posts, kept up to date but, to be honest, what with the day job and writing and reading, it got
The book cover for IF HE WAKES. Isn’t it beautiful? I wasn’t sure whether this actually warranted a blog post, but then I remembered that I’ve been waiting for this to happen for YEARS so I thought, sod it, it’s getting its own post. And actually, I think I should apologise now for the numerous
The choice for this months book club, opens with the sentence, “Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.” How great is that for a brilliant opening? Back when we were grownups, was a book that lots of people recommended to me when I was in
Write, write, write. And then write some more. That’s been the vibe around here lately. I’m working on getting the first draft of my next book done and, I’ve got to be honest with you, it’s taking its toll. Most days, I’m good. Raring to go and by the time I get the chance to
I felt so bad writing that title just then, I didn’t finish reading the book. I know. Isn’t that the reason for book clubs? To read books? Isn’t the golden rule to always finish reading the book? I thought so too, yes, but then this month, I realised something and I made a decision to
Apologies for being a bit late with this post, I know we’re well into February and I know this book club choice is late. The truth is, I needed a copy of the book to take a photo of it and I was waiting for it to come in at the library. When that went