my unedited and sometimes incomprehensible thoughts

Today is my birthday. And to celebrate…

5th April 2016

I am delighted to say that I have been invited to become a Huffington Post blogger. I am hoping that this will help me to raise further awareness of mental health issues and contribute that little bit more to removing the stigma attached. My first blog has gone to the Huffington Post editors (its like […]

Book of the Year?!

24th March 2016

Hi All Sorry for the slight silence. It’s all because novel#4 is racing toward completion at the speed of light. Tentatively titled “The Dog Hanger” it tells the story of a family curse passed down over many generations. Oh, and as you may expect, there is a twist. Quite a big one. I started this […]

03 March 2016 – #imnotashamed

24th February 2016

Hi All March 3rd 2016 – @teamnotashamed, the New York based mental-health team are raising awareness and telling the world that they shouldn’t be ashamed of how they feel. How right they are. I came across their tweets a few months ago strongly support what they do to spread the word. Please support them (and […]

#bebotheredtowrite or Redefining Writer’s Block

22nd February 2016

About a week ago, I thought I was struggling with the worst kind of writer’s block. But, I wasn’t sure if that was completely true. So, I did what every good writer should do – I researched it. First stop to find out what exactly is writer’s block? The definition (looking at various extremely credible websites) […]