some news…

I’ve got some exciting news to share! Last week, whilst sitting on a wild and windy beach in West Wales, I signed the contract with a publisher for my first book! Like every bookish child, I’ve always secretly dreamed of writing a book, and I’m pinching myself that this dream is actually coming true. I’m writing a non-fiction book about telling little stories: gathering the precious fragments that make up a life, holding those fragments to the light and looking for the stories within.

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Snowdrops : a small story

One January morning I was walking through the rainy market, when I saw a woman in a yellow raincoat holding a perfect bunch of snowdrops. It’s unlike me to accost a stranger, but I had to ask her where she bought them. ‘At the end of the alley’, she pointed. There, with a large basket

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Finding your creative voice

I’m just popping in to let you know that I’m over on the 91 Magazine blog today talking about finding your creative voice through small stories. I share an exclusive extract of the Little Stories of My Life E-course (which begins again this Monday for the last time before summer 2020) and a time-limited discount

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October

‘I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.’ – L.M. Montgomery October is here, bringing wild autumnal winds and tumultuous rainstorms, raindrops bouncing off pavements, dripping from trees and running down necks. The October skies outside my window are glowering and grey, shot through with occasional rays of sunshine: illuminating the

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