My new Muse

Moving country - exchanging sun, sand and sea for green rolling fields, sheep and cows, I was apprehensive to say the least. Choosing to live deep in the English countryside I began to wonder if I would be lonely. I had my writing, of course, with all my lovely characters, and now, no neighbours [...]


Today I needed the answer to a simple question, so I Googled it. To my horror, umpteen million sites appeared and, before I knew it, it was lunchtime and I had wasted a whole morning and still hadn’t found what I was looking for! I had, however, found an amazing recipe for Chicken Fricassee, [...]

Death in Rio Extract

Following the amazing Olympic performance by all the participants has been a pleasure, but the odd news broadcast has brought reminders of how much simmers below the surface in Rio.