It's been a thrilling few months! Since signing with Crooked Cat Books to get The Brotherhood published, I have been through the processes of editing, choosing a book cover, proof-reading, organising 2 book launches (one online and one in my local pub) and writing a sequel! Not surprisingly, blogging has taken a back seat. Housework… Continue reading Exciting times
Blogging activities flagged after March. This was mainly because I was hugely busy in other areas, like preparing my novel for submission, and trying to improve my fitness levels. I succeeded on both counts, but the blog suffered in consequence. I promise I'll do better this year! Instead of giving a month by month breakdown,… Continue reading 2017 Highlights
It's been quite a week! Throughout, a number of people have stood out as being incredible, and I'd like to pay tribute to some of them in this week's blog. On Saturday (18/3/17), I did my first park run of the year (second one ever). Chatting to the members of my wonderful new running group,… Continue reading Inspirational People
Okay, so I'm 2 days later than promised - sorry! It's been a funny week with little bits of stuff going on, more to follow on that... It took me four days after my 5k before I felt able to get my running shoes back on - I can't believe how tired I was for… Continue reading Running matters
Three weeks ago, I got fed up with my ever increasing weight and waistline, and decided to do something drastic about it. After watching Fat: fighting for my life, I went on line and googled Jessie Pavelka - a rather gorgeous trainer who transforms the lives of overweight people (the ones on the program are… Continue reading Pavelka House – eating, running and thinking!
I was fortunate enough last week to have tickets to the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, where Vladimir Ashkenazy was conducting the Philharmonia orchestra. It was a bit of mad rush to get there due to tram delays and feeding the kids before I left, but it was worth the stress. Once my husband and I had… Continue reading Vladimir Ashkenazy – Concert 29th April 2014
I am working today. There are several things I ought to be doing and for some strange reason I can't bring myself to settle down. Telling myself to "Just get on with it!" doesn't seem to be cutting the potatoes (not that I want to cut potatoes either!).So far (in avoidance) I have started this… Continue reading Procrastination
Manchester Crafty WritersThis is the link to the wonderful writing group to which I am lucky enough to belong...I've not yet added a photo of me to my author biography page, but I can be seen on the front page with an almost empty Starbucks mango smoothie in front of me!