Shooting for the stars

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I travelled down to The British Interplanetary Society (BIS) yesterday to attend a talk on Alien Evolution by Lewis Dartnell. I parked at Northolt and took the tube to Vauxhall. This was my first serious delve into the world of the professional astrobiologist. … Continue reading

Yippee-ki-yay mother, it’s clobberin’ time!

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There is an ugly battle going on in my house. Two warring states defined by their opposition. Household loyalties are split and my children have turned into double agents. I am ashamed to admit that I too have succumbed once … Continue reading

Daydreaming and believing

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One of the earliest comments on my school report stated I was a daydreamer. I still am, except that now my daydreams don’t involve being the 5th member of Charlies Angels, Spiderman’s side kick (he never had one!) or gaining … Continue reading

Knowing the path, and walking the path

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The internet and blogosphere is full of great (really great) writing advice. Countless published authors offer their top tips for successful writing and muse on their own writing journeys – literary mana for aspiring writers like me. I read to … Continue reading

and the winner is… Me!

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It’s award season; red carpets are being vacuumed; trophies polished; outfits chosen; the media are on standby, and that’s just for me. I wish! This month I have been given the Versatile blogger Award AND the Very Inspiring Blogger Award … Continue reading

Appropriate footwear…

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Good Grief! Has it been so long since my last blog? Fear not! I intend to remedy the hiatus. Apologies. This has not been my only hiatus – I hadn’t added to the word count on my novel since November … Continue reading