Fun Things All Book-loving Travellers Should Do

Travelling and books. Isn’t that just the best combination? I rarely ever go anywhere without a book in my pocket but if you’re a bookworm who likes to travel, combining your two hobbies allows you to have twice the fun. There are some excellent ways to explore new places by adding a literary twist to

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3 Ways to stay safe online

The other day my friend found out that her email had been hacked. Someone had taken her email address and password and created accounts in her name and then, from that, opened several accounts and started to spend. She only found out because her bank got in touch. To say I was freaked out by

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A little update…

It’s cold as I write this. Bitter, frosty and fingers-freezing-as-I-type kind of cold. The fire is on and I’m doing this quick post as I wait to warm up. The light was pink this morning, was it the same where you are? There was a clear sky and a dusting of white frost over everything

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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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