Do you keep a diary?

I’ve always kept a diary and in my early teenage years I just wrote a few lines on days I did something. When I had my first boyfriend the diaries became more detailed on the days we did something exciting. I also managed to graffiti all over it with hearts and our names, basically declaringContinue reading “Do you keep a diary?”

Do you believe in love at first sight?

I was reading a book not long ago set in sixties America. A young girl, aged about sixteen travelled on a bus across several states with her mother and younger sister. On the bus she meets a young military man and has to sit next to him. They strike up a friendship and over theContinue reading “Do you believe in love at first sight?”

Playground Games

When I was in primary school, which would have been in the sixties, we used to play proper games in playground. Playtime was in the morning, lunch time, and one in the afternoon. I still remember many of the games. One of my favouties was called French Skipping, I never knew what was French aboutContinue reading “Playground Games”

Introduction to The Magic of Stories book

This week I’m re-launching The Magic of Stories eBook under the Electric Eclectic banner. It’s been tweaked from the original, with additional stories and new formating, and a brand new super-duper cover, which I love. Paul White of P J Designs has done a lovely job in designing it for me. Stories are wonderful, theyContinue reading “Introduction to The Magic of Stories book”

Coping with Bereavement

I was watching a programme called 7up on the television recently. If you don’t know it, it started in the sixties where children were interviewed when they were seven, and every seven years the cameras caught up with them. The ‘children’ are now 63 and it has been fascinating. My mum and I followed itContinue reading “Coping with Bereavement”

A Bus Drive Never Forgotten

We’ve all travelled on a coach or bus in our youth when we were young and carefree. For me I remember a train ride where four of us went on a day trip to Alderley Edge, in Cheshire. A area where the ‘Edge’ provides magnificent views as well as a few interesting caves along theContinue reading “A Bus Drive Never Forgotten”

A Terrible Mother

One thing I love doing is making book teasers. This one features Joanna who has to make some agonising decisions in her life. Joanna spanned over two books and is one of my favourite chatacters. To me, she seemed very real and luckily my readers agree as I had some lovely reviews. In this book,Continue reading “A Terrible Mother”