My Day at the National Writers’ Conference

Yesterday, I attended the National Writers’ Conference in the Bramall Music Building at the University of Birmingham held by Writing West Midlands. Having never been to a literary event before, I was somewhat apprehensive and wasn’t sure what to expect. At the registration desk, I had to choose which talks I would like to attend. […]

You say you want a Resolution!!!

  A New Year. A time for resolutions perhaps. Or maybe a return to things already started but left idle, whilst time passed unnoticed. I started this blog in the summer of 2011, with the view that I would post as often as I could. My last post was September, (aaargh!)! I can’t believe it! […]

Shall I go for it..?

  When I started this blog, it was a way of writing every day, (well nearly every day) and doing something for me. I enjoy writing the blog, although I sometimes get stuck for ideas. But it has made me realise that I need to do something else with my life. I am a mum, […]

My top ten favourite Tom Hanks Movies!

I watched Tom Hanks being interviewed last night on the Graham Norton show. Now there is one true Hollywood star. With a career spanning thirty years, it got me thinking about which Tom Hanks movies I liked the best, so I have compiled this list of my all time favourites, in no particular order:- Joe […]

Should I? Could I? Dare I?

Last year, I went through a period of wanting to change something in my life. I wanted to do something just for me. After a few weeks of wondering what this dilemma would bring, I stumbled upon the Open University website and hey presto, a light bulb switched on over my head. I could do […]

Baking, part 2

Having already mentioned last week, that I was going to try out a recipe for a lemon drizzle cake, I thought I had better make the effort and have a go. So last weekend, out came the mixing bowl, the ingredients all lined up on the worktop ready to go. Nothing amiss here I hear […]

I Made It!

Made what you may ask? Well let me tell you. I have being blogging every day now for a whole week! Perhaps, anybody reading this may think that it isn’t a very long time. And yes, it is just a miniscule drop in the blogging ocean but I am very proud that I have got here. […]