I was amused to read an article on Book Riot about favourite books, particularly the suggestion that people have a true favourite, whilst having another one they say is their favourite in order to impress! Whilst I have always cared what people thought about me, oddly the one thing I've never done is to lie... Continue Reading →
Although later retracted, first we had the mainstream press reporting Marie Kondo as saying that 30 books was the maximum a person needed in their life. To be clear, she later clarified that mis-representation, stating that while 30 books might be the number which suited her, if books be your thing, then keeping those that... Continue Reading →
Nowt so strange as folk!
There's a reason that saying exists. Worse, there are people who keep on providing us with more reasons for saying it. This week, trending on social media is a story of folk who are decorating their male dog's bits in - erm - glitter. You'll be relieved to hear that's not the point of my... Continue Reading →
#IWSG: Do writers have other creative outlets?
The Insecure Writers Support Group is a marvellous group set up by Alex Cavanagh. On the first Wednesday of every month, members post thoughts, fears or words of encouragement for fellow writers. The link above takes you to details about the group and how to join. You'll also find a list of bloggers signed up... Continue Reading →