Love in the time of Corona

Love in the time of Corona

Positives did come when I had cancer.  Yes, it was painful and miserable and left me with life-changing consequences that still echo through me, even today.  But, it would be far too simplistic to say that all that awfulness only leads to bad things. What cancer did for me, was that it stripped me bare, [...]

What’s On Your 2017 Anti-Bucket List?

If you have been following me for a while you will probably be aware of my Anti-Bucket Lists.  If you haven’t or need reminding you can read all about it here but basically, when I was having treatment for advanced Colorectal Cancer I decided that when I got better I would flip the traditional ‘things-to-do-before-I-die-Bucket-List’ [...]

Writing Wednesday – Part 3

How about some writing for pure escapism? This week we look at just that as well as looking outside yourself for inspiration and the trend that is 'nature writing.' As promised in the vlog below, here are some pictures that I have taken during my break in France to offer you some more inspiration for your [...]

Writing Wednesday Vlog – Part 1

Hello all, This is something that I have been putting together for a while and I am SO pleased to finally be uploading my first Writing Wednesday Vlog. This series is really about the joy of writing and living more creatively. Using writing to help you through trauma or negative experiences, or just for the [...]

Sun, Sand & Septicaemia! (part one)

Well that was NOT part of the plan when my family and I decided to go on a dream family holiday to Mauritius! My husband and I worked, saved and planned for months. We were so excited to finally be going and once there, it was as close to paradise as I could have hoped. We [...]

1st Birthday of The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer

I cannot believe that my book was published a year ago today!  Happy Birthday to my book!  The Fabulous Woman's Guide Through Cancer was a labour of love and nothing compares to the getting wonderful, heartfelt messages from ladies who have been touched or helped in some way by reading it.  I have written honestly about the parts of writing [...]