New novel ‘Welcome to the Twist’

How much can one girl endure before she is forced to make a choice?Poppy wants more from life but, growing up in a reinstated workhouse, she knows better than to dream. A chance meeting after a misguided choice could change everything, if only she would let it. Torn between love and security, what happens next … Continue reading New novel ‘Welcome to the Twist’

My favourite posts!

I realised the other day that I've been writing this blog for over two years now. Not always consistently, and not always well! But I've enjoyed having somewhere to write down my thoughts, my ideas, my grievances!  When I began I was unsure whether I would continue with it, I wondered how long I would … Continue reading My favourite posts!

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

I read this novel earlier in the year (as I think many people did!) but as I've been ill, I'm only now taking the time to put down my thoughts on it. Firstly, it was nice to read something that was dystopian before the YA dystopian formula dominated the genre! I started reading the novel … Continue reading Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Life and Writing Update

So, I've been pretty absent from the blogging world for a while now, in fact I've been pretty absent from most things lately! I've written before about having Ulcerative Colitis and, well, it flared once again...what joy. While waiting for treatment I retreated from anything that involved being fully awake or having a substantial amount … Continue reading Life and Writing Update