A Creative Win

Image by Lakelands Shopping Centre/JLL My local shopping centre recently ran a Valentine's Day creative writing competition, with judges from our library and community centre. I won 1st place in poetry for my original piece, The Two Of Us! Hubby and I celebrated with dinner at the local Italian. They have excellent pizza and jaffa … Continue reading A Creative Win

Birthday Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered last month's birthday competitions. As a reminder, the first competition was to name a character in the second book of my Archivist series, which I am currently writing. The second competition was to win one of my favourite science fiction books that I'd read this year. Congratulations to N.K. … Continue reading Birthday Competition Winners

Birthday Competition

Thirty-three years around the sun. Happy birthday to me! (And my Dad, coincidentally.) I thought I'd do something special for my blog today. A competition. Well, two competitions, actually. The first is to name a character in my current work-in-progress, Archivist series Book 2. Book one is coming back from the editor this week (exciting!) … Continue reading Birthday Competition

On the Boat

Shopping sounds fun. Shopping with your newly-corporeal and more-annoying-than-you-realised best friend? Not so much.I lean on a railing to watch Bertie stamp around, barefoot on the deck, testing her balance. The ferry rides the swell with experience. Bertie, however, does not.My best friend’s enthusiasm for the physical realm springs from the fact she was an … Continue reading On the Boat