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Instagram pictures that get results

I’m working on a book where my main character is an ‘Influencer,’ she makes a load of money from social media, she vlogs, blogs and is an Instagram boss and if you want to read the rest of the synopsis you can do so here. ‘But this is a post about Instagram pictures!’ I hear

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Writer’s shopping list

Hello 2019! I realise I’m a bit late with this blog post to be wishing you that, but I took an unintentional break from the internet and social media in general over the holidays and I felt so much better for it. I played with the kids, went for long walks, visited friends, watched films,

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Boozy microwave fudge

Boozy microwave fudge, made in minutes, super easy and a loose tie in with my book. What more could you want from a blog post? This is a part of the #AdventingAuthors calendar run by Tracy Buchanan. If He Wakes is set in Chester, around the Christmas period. The Chester Christmas parade and markets are a

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Tree Stories – do you have one?

Hello! I seem to have been absent from here a while, but now I’m back! I had a stomach bug, then a really bad cold and had to finish off the edits for The Secretary so y’know, it’s been a busy old few weeks. Which meant, because I’m a bit crap and not at all

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An Autumn To Do List

I just got a notification from my aunt, it’s thirty years ago today that her mother died. My nana. I remember the day vividly, I was young and at the time I was at an evening rehearsal of a school production. My mother’s close friend collected me and as I sat in her strange car, I

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English countryside in autumn and why I love it

The English Countryside, in Autumn, is one of my favourite places. When we moved to the Lake District three years ago, I pretty much loved it at any time of the year. Each season brought beauty and although I love it throughout the year here, there is something really special about the autumn months. The

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