UKYA READATHON!

ProjectUKYA Have you heard of it? What do you mean “huh?” UK Authors writing YA books. From the Phil Earles via Kim Kurrans and the Patrick Ness’ of this world. More of the U (you know like humour and favourite) and less of the Z. (like when you realise that most of the books you read don’t…


Chasing the Dragon.

Interesting week this week. I don’t know the artist of this, which sums up my huge learning curve, but he/she has put it concisely enough. We all do things for a reason, primarily we work to pay bills. We aim to get higher on the pay scale to have more left after paying those bills….


Santa is Real!

Christmas, that snippet of time when the mass majority of the world is busy being themselves, not focusing on work, not trying to be something they think they must be.  Tools are downed, and merriment commences. That or the obligatory family feud, ruining the festivities like wine on the new carpet. We all have good…


Culture City. Hull? Knew it!

20th November. Twitter went mad, the local press lost the plot (more so than usual). Hull named City of Culture 2017.http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/50-reasons-Hull-UK-City-Culture-2017/story-20116239-detail/story.html I secretly hoped that the minds behind the bid would succeed. I am so glad they did. I hope they are enjoying their hangovers.


New Home

Trying to get the house in order, you know, organised. As trying to get the kids to organise their rooms is impossible, I decided to take my wrath out on my site. Visually things are still in flux, I’m terribly sorry if a signpost has you navigating the Ouse by mistake!