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4 Books That Actually Changed Your Life

Can you name 4 books that actually changed your life? I don’t mean 4 books that you just enjoyed reading. I would hope you could name a hundred books you loved more than that. What I’ve been challenged to do is identify 4 books that actually had a recognisable life altering impact on me as a person. I needed a little time to sit and think about this, but in the end I did indeed realise that 4 of my reads had...

Writing Your Book: Tips on Getting Started

Over the past month, where due to the unusual world circumstances, many of us have found ourselves having extra time at home on our hands, I have received quite a few e-mails from young aspiring writers asking me for advice. I have found myself repeating the same steps in my replies to everyone on the ways I approach my own writing. This brought me to the thought that it might prove useful to outline my points in a...

The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst Book Launch Party

This week I have been super excited to announce the long-awaited publication of the third instalment of The Faery Tales series. Book Number 3, ‘The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine’ will be released in Autumn 2020 and hopefully be launched with the usual faery festivities and book signing party. Thinking ahead to the planning of this got me feeling all nostalgic for the hugely successful ‘Amy Thyst’ party that so many of...

Reading Gretchen Rubin

What I’m totes J’adoring this week is reading Gretchen Rubin. During the start of my summer school holiday I have made my way through her first two books, ‘The Happiness Project’ and ‘Happier at Home’ and am now eagerly awaiting getting my hands on the third title, ‘Better Than Before.’ I’ve also poured over her fascinating website entries and Twitter feeds and...

Faery Doors

What I’m totes J’adoring this week are Faery Doors. Just type this phrase into google images and I defy you not to sit for hours scrolling through the vast glorious imagery of these beautiful carved creations. Such a simple concept but the careful placement of one against a skirting board somewhere in your home provides an instant magical effect. The trick is knowing just where to put it and if you get...

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