Who am I?

I am a wordsmith, a writer, an translator of tales.

I have been writing since I was a child, for me back then the only thing better than writing was to read. I continued that escape as an adult, took Creative Writing at university, joined writing groups to hone my abilities, wrote for pleasure and for business.

Now I have become brave enough to share my words without fear. Create and share words for myself, my entertainment, my self-discovery.

Fear has no hold over me

Sitting in a Starbucks, thinking about fear. It’s a strange thing is fear, it tugs at your sleeve constantly as a reminder that you’re talentless, imperfect, a blight that the perfect tolerate with amusement.

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At the Allotment

Scene: An allotment, somewhere in the north of England.  Two elderly gardeners are leaning on their forks and talking. 

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The cake is a lie

I felt I needed to go out and find someone else, someone to replace the *gaping void* that was supposed to be in my newly single life. But that gaping void, like the cake, is a lie. 

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No Guilt

It always amuses me when people talking about guilty pleasures, I mean, why feel guilty about what you find pleasurable? It kinda negates the experience.

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It’s the little luxuries (mostly)

For the last few years I’ve been poor, not quite abject poverty but almost. Living existing with depression took away my reasoning, it totally tanked my decision making skills – and my life and business suffered for it.

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Science v Magic

I've been so conflicted lately, I have always had an interest in fantasy and fairies and elves and the endless possibilities yet there's also a science-y tech-y side to me which wants to pooh-pooh the woo. But then, journaling out my thoughts the other day I had a...

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Emergence

There have been so many changes in myself and my life over the last few years which have brought me to this place of emergence into a new life

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