Today is National Writing Day – a celebration of the pleasure and power of creative writing – so I’m sharing a short story I wrote a while ago. The challenge was to write a story within a certain word limit, using dialogue only. I hope you enjoy it.
I’ve probably watched more television so far in 2020 than I watched in the whole of last year, thanks largely to the fact that my family spent 11 weeks shielding from coronavirus and not leaving the house.
Several friends and relatives have been asking me for TV recommendations so I thought I’d write a blog … Read the rest
It was my partner’s youngest son’s birthday at the weekend and one of the presents I gave him was a book I made just for him. We’re still self-isolating (10 weeks since we left the house!) and at the time I had the idea, I wasn’t sure how easy it would be to get hold … Read the rest
A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heart-warming film A Dog’s Purpose, is released in the UK on Friday (May 3). Unsurprisingly, it looks from the trailer like it’s going to be pretty similar to the first film. Watching it will undoubtedly be a popular choice for people looking for something to do over the … Read the rest
Ruby sticking her tongue out at the ‘no dogs’ sign
It’s the 1st of April, a date met with gloom in our household and it has nothing to do with April Fool’s Day. It means that for the next six months, dogs are banned from some of our favourite local beaches.