I've read several blog posts around the subjects of aging and the changing dynamic of friendships. I'm lucky in the sense that my friends have been my friends since nursery school, when we re-group, after a day, or a month - it's no different to the last time we saw each other, its happy, funny, … Continue reading Trauma bonding and toxic relationships
Book Review – Malice by Keigo Higashino
So I read a book that isn't my usual style, I came across this on my recommended reads and after reading a couple of reviews - people using the phrase "unexpected" and "twists" got me intregued. I began reading this and experiencing a different style of writing - it is very plain, factual and I … Continue reading Book Review – Malice by Keigo Higashino
Quarantine life and my lack of productivity
So this year should have been me seizing the opportunity and getting more writing done, I have done a little, but I also have done a lot of procrastinating, and well - a lot of nothing. I am my own worst enemy when it comes to doing the best. You constantly see conflicting posts "Don't … Continue reading Quarantine life and my lack of productivity
Words to keep you safe
As I sit here on my chair, Thinking of you, your fluffy grey hair. Your wrinkly face, and your translucent skin, A smile that could forgive a thousands sins. Hands so soft, they put me at ease, And words as gentle, as a summer breeze. Our hearts and body's are miles apart, But I can feel … Continue reading Words to keep you safe
Book review – The Institute – Stephen King
Well, as I have loved Stephen King for many years - I have only read his older books, and I don't find them that - scary? I think that is the right phrasing! Anyway - I saw the insitute pop up and decided to give it go, I would definatley recomend this book - it … Continue reading Book review – The Institute – Stephen King
Top 4 books I read in January
Top 4 books in January It’s the end of the month and time for me to share what I have been reading. I am sure at some point I will do a post on each title and a full detailed review but for now, here is what I have been reading during January 2020. They … Continue reading Top 4 books I read in January
Is reading necessary to make you a better writer?
Long before christmas last year I met up with one of my closest friends and an old friend from school, we talked about our past and I asked her “how have you managed? How have you thrived so well?” Her answer? Reading. Yes – I believe the saying knowledge is power – or at least … Continue reading Is reading necessary to make you a better writer?
5 Things I am trying to do more this year as a writer!
5 things I need to do more as a writer!
What is missing for new and aspiring writers?
I have had a lot of time to think about this, a lot of googling and research has been done by myself as I have needed things to help me that I haven't been able to find from the writing community, no one does a kit right? I wanted to successfully write my book, but … Continue reading What is missing for new and aspiring writers?
Writing – my creative space.
So, new blog post time. I feel like having a place for your writing is really important, for me it is anyway. Inspiration can take hold of you in the most rare of places, when you are around your home, at work, traveling, just waking up. Everywhere. When your mind is open to receiving inspiration, … Continue reading Writing – my creative space.