This post is inspired by the German astronomer Caroline Herschel. A breathing gap in half term so this one is a little more timely than the others! Something about her … Continue reading Celebrating Amazing People #4
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
Like most people at the moment, I don’t know what to do. Scrolling through endless feeds and WhatsApp messages bring a strange feeling into my gut – helplessness. So many … Continue reading Celebrating Amazing People #1
You can read my short story ‘Shout Out Loud’ in this anthology published by Centum: http://bit.ly/100VoicesV2 Exclusive discount code for blog readers: 100V2V84
You can see my latest short story in Pennyzine magazine here. Beautiful illustration by Sophie Page.
It was bought for Harry’s christening. Sharp darts in the waist and a slippery blue lining. Mum kept it at the back of the wardrobe, shielded in a cover. Black … Continue reading Fragment #1 The Jacket
She lets the sun touch her through the window. Dips her head, past the dark line drawn on the table, sits her face into the sharp heat. Magnified warmth. It … Continue reading Short Story – The Fragrance of Blood
In the last few months, I’ve found myself running around Hampstead Heath thinking ‘I need to find an idea for a short story.’ Thanks to sites like Creative Writing Ink, … Continue reading Foraging for Ideas
Thought I’d try out Scriggler. One short story posted and over a hundred views. Not bad! Check it out here.
In part inspired by the blustery horrible weather we’ve been having! Clouds hang in the murky air like soiled sheets on a line. The slow thrum of traffic reverberates around … Continue reading Short Story – Windy Day
Relenting to her urges, influenced by the first sisterly visit in two years, she returned to the fridge. Ice cracked into the bottom of the glass, followed by a slice … Continue reading Spanish Adventures Part II
This is the start of a story I wrote while in Spain in the summer. Please enjoy, comments and feedback most welcome! The hot blustery air held a hint of … Continue reading Spanish Adventures