The Broom Closet

The Broom Closet

October was such a whirlwind! I can’t believe it’s November already. This time of year always makes me want to go into hibernation mode. I just want to snuggle, write fiction, read, drink copious amounts of tea and eat comfort food. So it’s the...

Summer Wonderland

    Wow, a lot has happened since I last posted here. The big change is that I moved house. Our new place is a beautiful house in the countryside and there’s a summer house in the garden which can only mean one thing…writer’s den! I really...

Writing prompt – Time Travel

    Every since I was young I’ve been fascinated by the thought of time travel. Not travelling to the future, however, but to the past. I always wanted to solve certain mysteries, like how the pyramids were built, or who Jack the Ripper was. I also...

The Beauty of Ritual

  I’m kind of obsessed with reading about people’s everyday rituals, especially writers. Sometimes it’s hard to get into the mindset you need for a successful bout of writing. Sometimes your mind is clogged by the cornucopia of articles and...

Tuscany

  I stayed in a beautiful villa in the Camaiore Valley. The villa was once a country retreat for a famous Italian actor, and his family still own the house and gorgeous gardens. I loved the gardens the most, as there was an abundance of fresh herbs, as well as...

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