After years of not writing creatively, last year I made a New Years’ resolution to get back into the novel I started in 2014. I shared my resolution with two of my partner’s friends in early 2019 and we ended up starting a writing group between the four of us. We’ve successfully met every fortnight … More 5 Tips for Productive Writing | Writing
Today, I thought I’d share a poem that I wrote for my mother a while ago – I only rediscovered it recently. My mam is my rock & my best friend – I love her to pieces. So this is for her:
Happy New Year, everyone! I can’t believe we’re in 2020 already – it’s made me have a bit of an existential crisis over the last few days, if I’m honest. 2020!! How?! Anyway, before I fall down that hole again, I wanted to let you know about my new Instagram account – @notesonatypewriter
As always, my bookshelves are absolutely bursting with books that I’m just desperate to get stuck into. I’ve found it really hard recently to find the time to read as I tend to fall asleep if I’m reading in bed. I’ve started to spend a bit of time each morning with my books so hopefully, … More 5 Books I’d Love To Curl Up With This Winter | Books
It’s been 11 years since I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma but reading Sarcoma UK‘s latest report, The Loneliest Cancer, it seems as though nothing much has changed. The new campaign highlights the fact that sarcoma is one of the rarest cancers out there and as such, doesn’t receive as much funding as other cancers might. … More Osteosarcoma – Symptoms & Misdiagnosis | Health
I’ve always wanted to go to Scotland and considering it’s not that far away, I’m surprised that I just haven’t made it there before. The Isle of Skye caught my eye on Pinterest a few years ago because of the absolutely stunning Fairy Pools and I was determined to get there one day. My boyfriend … More A Trip to Skye & A Proposal | Travel
Over the last few months, life has been pretty hectic & I’ve felt a tad overwhelmed with everything that’s been going on. The only way I can describe it is feeling as though every time I try to get my head above water, the tide seems to pull my feet from under me again and … More 5 Amazing Apps For Wellbeing | Health
Last month, I was lucky enough to go along to the Monaco Yacht Show on a work trip. I was so excited to go but I was also very nervous as I wasn’t sure what to expect!
Well, it has been a busy, busy summer! I’ve been on holiday to Montboyer, started a fantastic new job and just got back from a work trip to Monaco. Although life has felt like a bit of a whirlwind recently, I have been able to get stuck into a few books along the way. Here … More Best Books I’ve Read This Year | Books
The Hay Festival is an absolute must for any bookworm. Set in the idyllic town of Hay-on-Wye, the Hay Festival brings together authors, musicians and literary scholars from around the world to discuss current affairs and new ideas.