Here’s why I ♥ Easter…

I’ve come to the conclusion that Easter is my new favourite holiday. It’s spring and the air smells like the freedom of school holidays when you walk outside in the morning. Flowers. £1 bunches of daffodils. Buy ten and you’ve got yourself a gaudy abundance. Painting eggs: Table covered in newspaper, blobs of acrylic paint,Continue reading “Here’s why I ♥ Easter…”

Laughing, trying, weeping, buying, looking, reading, finding, keeping…

LAUGHING… At Maria Semple’s TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT – sitcom witty in a book. And at Jim Gaffigan on Netflix. I like that he collaborates with his wife. TRYING… To break old habits and start new. Firstly to read more and check social media less. Every time I go for my phone I have to goContinue reading “Laughing, trying, weeping, buying, looking, reading, finding, keeping…”

Why I Heart Spring…

1. Daffodils. They are by far my favourite flower. Great big trumpeting bursts of yellow. I love them. I used to row when I was younger and I remember one day passing all these beautiful daffodils on the river bank and then from a distance watching two people run down and pick them all! When we came backContinue reading “Why I Heart Spring…”

Dreaming of Declutter

For the last few months I’ve been lost in a book bubble. Every spare working hour has been spent writing. And while I love it, when it gets difficult I tend to fantasise about what I’ll do when the book is done and the bubble bursts and I’m freeeeee! This time I’ve been obsessing aboutContinue reading “Dreaming of Declutter”