Much more lighthearted and unusual this week. I was reading the introduction to Cathy Newman’s book Bloody Brilliant Women and I came across an nun from the 10th century who wore … Continue reading Celebrating Amazing People #2
It’s not often I finish a book in which the plot is almost entirely about a relationship, and I feel that it has been time well spent. Perhaps because of … Continue reading Squirrelling About – The Portable Veblen
I’ve always been a perpetual starter. So many hobbies, instruments, sports, arts, languages, begun but never mastered. Yet I’ve just finished the third draft of my first novel, and have … Continue reading How to be Awesome
It’s definitely a reason to be cheerful. In Devon last week, people were on the beach in actual bikinis (I was in my boyfriend’s shorts as I’d packed a little … Continue reading But I’m Not Ready!
I’ve been meaning to write this for a long time. It was on one of those lists that you make, along with changing the address on your driving licence and … Continue reading Dear Terry,