Month: November 2014

Lavender & Frankincense

I’ve been using YLEO Lavender mixed in with my Jojoba moisturiser for a while now; I use it on my feet in the mornings. In the last couple of years I’ve had terrible problems with the skin on my feet. I tried countless chemist…

NaNoWriMo Oh No!

So it’s just occurred to me that I’ve missed NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I first heard about it last year when I stepped into the Twitter & Blog world. It was founded back in 1999 by 21 authors from San Francisco area who…

#JumpGirl by @LeighHutton RELEASED TODAY

Show jumping is an extreme sport with a dress code, one this girl doesn’t follow… Imagine being dumped by your mother as a newborn and shifted between foster homes your entire childhood. Imagine being taken in and offered hope for your future by a…

Patrick: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

Patrick had tried so hard to keep his father’s shop running, but with a baby on the way and the closing of the local mine most of the towns folk had moved away taking their cars and need for mechanical services along with them….

My object was a rock

So back in September I went to a ‘Writing for the Young Adult’ workshop ran by the Hunter Writers Centre. Talks were given by the wonderful Kaz Delaney, Lizzie Wilcock and Amy Lovat. It was fascinating and insightful, I found these three women to…

Lost: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

“We’re lost aren’t we” Tessa practically growled the words at me. “Ok, Fine” I sighed “Yes we’re lost”. It had been my idea to go wandering around a strange city, I hadn’t realised at the time how bad Tessa and I were at reading…

Today is your birthday

Today is your birthday And I hope you’re doing well I contemplate sending you a message But quickly realise it won’t reach you in your personal hell Is it you that’s stuck Or is it me that dwells In a place of memories And…