I’ve been away for almost 3 weeks and between preparing for the holiday and catching up on life admin I haven’t been very good at getting some posts together. But fear not, i have a few things coming.
It’s a rainy bank holiday Monday here in the UK so i’m catching up on some reading, writing and blogging. Last week I attended my second Words Away writing Salon. I was a bit rushed as I was coming from an interview, but arrived just in time to grab myself a tea, and managed to…… Continue reading Writing for Children and Young Adults with Sara Grant (Words Away)
April, you funny thing. April Ups I attended a very odd play at a local Theatre. It was called ‘Teaching a ‘dillo to cross the road’. It was different because I’m not a huge fan of modern plays. I like to go to the theatre for escapism, not to be confronted with problems which are…… Continue reading April 2017
Last Thursday I took myself out on a day trip. Most people think I’m a bit crazy for spending 3 hours on a train there and back but me? Well I love a good train trip. I had coffee, croissants, a backlog of podcasts, and a book to make my way through. It was a…… Continue reading Volunteering at Harrogate International Festivals
Any adaption of book to film or even TV can be a road paved with plot holes (ah love a good pun). Have you ever read a book and then watched the film/TV series and felt disappointed? or perhaps it’s been the other way around the book has been deflating to read after watching it…… Continue reading Author Louise Doughty and Screenwriter Amanda Coe on Apple Tree Yard
Nestled on the corner of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens is a Victorian pub that now operates as a tea house by day and a theatre by night, and once a night a writing salon is hosted, everything about this is right up my street. It’s run by writers Kellie and Emma, and every month they…… Continue reading Writing Historical Fiction with Author Essie Fox (Words Away)
Spring has arrived, I must have blinked and missed those 3 short weeks of February. I’m also changing my format of these little wrap ups so here goes. March Ups The month started off with seeing Tracy Chevalier at Daunt Books Hampstead. I love any excuse to go to Hampstead really. It was a small…… Continue reading March 2017