I wander and I wonder about sonnets and Shakespeare and writing

Poetry is difficult but a challenging medium and one with the ability to help us express emotions with brevity.

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Happy New Year

Timing the release of a new post is hard at this time of year. I will either be early or I will be late. Choosing the early road feels better. There is no doubt this has been a difficult year, harder I know for some than others. I have no wish to make light of […]

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Writer’s block comes in many forms and isn’t always about the writer

Being aware of those around us, of nature and taking pleasure in simple things is soothing.

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Words from the Ancients, and three coins in the Trevi Fountain

Save your coins for the fountain, and keep hope alive, and while you’re at it, listen to your elders.

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Jillian Webster, adventure and finding home

This has always been my favourite part of having a blog on my website – featuring other authors. In some ways it is self-indulgence, a way to learn more about writing through the dedication of others to the idea of storytelling. I also learn a lot about myself as a reader. More and more I […]

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