As my long-term followers will know, I’ve taken part in NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo several times over the past few years. Some years I have more success than others, of course, but I still have a great time doing them as part of Motivember. Knowing this about me, a friend of mine recently pointed out

Review: Island Ghosts

She had voluminous cumulus hair, a small, ruddy, grey floating fleck of a nose. The contours of her aquiline face were etched in the darker curves of the cloud. There was a pink edge to her cloudy, swaying form that was slightly painful to look at. She was fading, her essence bleeding away into the…

Busy Little Bee

Just a quick post today to let you know we now have our very own dedicated Facebook page! You can find it over here. I’m keeping so busy trying to get ahead on posts for the other blogs of this “blogging empire” (as my dad dubbed it!) that I seem to have neglected this one.…


In my last post I teased about being more successful in blogging this year than at first seems to be the case. I told you to watch this space for more information, so here it is!

Fresh Start

Two weeks into the new year and I haven’t posted anything here yet! In fact it has been quite a while since I last posted. I planned to take a short break after Motivember before getting right back in to blogging. Obviously things didn’t go exactly as I’d intended.