The Eight: creativity edit

Introducing The Eight - an edit of 8 ideas/actions/items to help make your life run smoother. Or just put a smile on your face. Why eight? Five seems a little scarce (and overdone), ten a little daunting (and overrated). Not really - 8 just happens to be my favourite number. First up - creativity. I write … Continue reading The Eight: creativity edit

Fairies, Babies and Magazines (or The Inspo Behind The Stolen Wings)

photo credit: efradera Fairy Tales #14 via photopin (license) I wanted to be a magazine writer. I discovered magazines when I was seven. My mother bought me a copy of Girl, a 1980s-era pre-tween UK periodical, as a treat for being good at the dentist. I devoured its pages and hustled my dad into getting … Continue reading Fairies, Babies and Magazines (or The Inspo Behind The Stolen Wings)