Best Books I Read In 2016

After my new book marathon in 2015, I decided to take the pressure off myself in 2016 and not set myself a goal. I also allowed myself to re-read anything I fancied too, so my new book number is sort of pitiful, but I had a lovely old time going […]


My 2016

What a year. Good, bad, and indifferent, and everything in between. This is slightly long, but I’ll put in plenty of cat photos to compensate, and there’s some serious meaningful stuff at the end, OK? OK.


Need a Nanowrimo pep-talk? Here’s a Nanowrimo pep-talk

Nano is occurring! I can’t believe it’s Nanowrimo again! It’s day 11, I’ve just passed 30k, and right on cue, I’m getting creeping doubts. What if I’ve written too many dialogue-heavy scenes? All my crazy cats seem to be doing is talk-talk-talking. What if there’s too much info-dumping? What if […]


Flip the coin: social anxiety and stuff

Flip the coin. It’s a motto I have. I don’t speak about it much (in a serious way) but I suffer sometimes from social anxiety. Something as simple as meeting a new person, or going to a new job (which, as a photographer happens, like, twice a week, so yay […]


The tale of my almost-broken butt bone

AKA: what I’ve been up to in August. I had a bit of a Time Out from the blog, and from social media as a whole, while I geared up to do some more writing. But I think I’m back now. All recharged and stuff! Here’s what I’ve been doing: