Rip it up & start again!

New starts are always good, so if anything in your life is getting you down, there is no shame in ripping it up and starting again, even if that's only an emotional reaction to a difficult situation. Let me explain: I guess we're all prisoners of past events, feelings and expectations. Sometimes it's very hard … Continue reading Rip it up & start again!

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Relaunch, refresh, renew

My Mystery/Thriller series The Hidden will be relaunched soon by 8dpress. I'm very excited. All four books, The Parchment Notebook, Aimee's War, The Zephyr and The Unforgiven are going to released with new signature covers that pull them together as a series - my epic tale of one Egyptian family's fight with evil, that spans … Continue reading Relaunch, refresh, renew

My safe place, always safe

Is a bookshop or library. The bookshop shown in this picture is Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland, one of my favourite bookshops in the world, alongside Shakespeare and Company in Paris. Check on their links, above, but come back to me here. Bookshops and libraries are my safe place. Why? Because within them is an … Continue reading My safe place, always safe

Rediscover the power of reading and love

If I had one simple message for you, from writing this blog, it's this: TAKE TIME FOR YOURSELF & RECONNECT WITH WHO YOU ARE. There's one simple way to do this, and that's by reading. Nothing beats reading. It doesn't matter what you read - fiction, non-fiction, articles, the news, lifestyle blogs, magazines, newspapers, whatever … Continue reading Rediscover the power of reading and love