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An Ode to Calm

Keep calm and carry on breathing. I'm no poet but here's a little ditty...

Date: 25/05/2018

Spanish Dinner

Tash, a troubled English girl, meets Luis and falls in love him as well as his exuberant family...

Date: 12/02/2018

A Writer's Journey

Let my words take you there...

Date: 29/07/2017

Memory and Fragrance

How do smells affect our memories?

Date: 12/06/2017

Cafe Lit short story award

I was recently chosen to feature my short story Whiskey on the Rocks by Cafe Lit

Date: 01/11/2016


This haiku describes a famous story...

Date: 30/10/2016

The Event

I wake up with a start. Today's the day and I feel the suspicion of a sore throat coming on, reminding me of school days when an exam would herald an imaginary malady.

Date: 20/03/2016

Dear Diary

Awake at six. Thinking and more thinking...

Date: 13/02/2016

Memory Lane

Today I decided to tidy up my desk as it was becoming difficult to find anything....

Date: 03/02/2016

What's in a Name?

At last I've finished editing the sequel to Tea at Sam's and, thank God, it makes sense!

Date: 28/01/2016

Your Turn Next

I've been there, so now it's his turn to be targeted by awkward questions. "Who are you?" they ask.

Date: 18/01/2016

Fact or Fiction?

People constantly ask me, "Are you Celine, Kristin or Samantha?" or "What actually happened to you in Tea at Sam's"

Date: 19/12/2015


Today I have been editing the sequel to Tea at Sam's and have reached a chapter that involves a young drug addict...

Date: 14/12/2015

Now is the time!

Having messed around trying to overcome my technophobia now is the time to actually get back to writing again.

Date: 30/11/2015

Traditional or not?

Are you like me and love the feel and smell of a book or do you prefer to go the new route and read from a Kindle or download onto an iPad?

Date: 30/11/2015

The First Chapter

What prompts us to take that first step to write a novel? The blank page is a challenge. My prompt was presented to me at a writing group when the leader held up a copy of a famous poster.

Date: 30/11/2015