A Duty To Speak Out

A Duty To Speak Out

There’s a question that I ask myself often: If you have a message to share, and a platform to share it, are you duty bound to speak up? Is it selfish to remain quiet? I ask this usually in relation to Special Needs. Becoming a Special Needs parent is to step...
What I Read in December (2018)

What I Read in December (2018)

December was a productive reading month with a total of eight books read: The Daisy Children by Sofia Grant – a lovely book based around the real-life destruction of an American school which stole a generation of children from a small town. This book uses that...
What I Read in November (2018)

What I Read in November (2018)

Wow, talk about a post being overdue! November was a fairly quiet reading month with only four books read in total, but they were all enjoyable. The Thing About Clare by Imogen Clark – I’ve mentioned Imogen before as a friend from my writing group who is...
What I Read in October (2018)

What I Read in October (2018)

October felt like a month where I didn’t get as much reading done as I’d wanted. That’s partly because I wasted some days reading books that I didn’t end up finishing. I hate it when that happens. The time invested to abandon a book partway...
The System Around The Decision

The System Around The Decision

I probably drink Diet Coke three or four times a week. It’s always out of the house – when I go to a coffee shop or eat out. In those places, I don’t even look at the menu, I just order Diet Coke. Here’s the thing: I don’t like Diet Coke....
The Day The Seasons Turn

The Day The Seasons Turn

There’s something you should know about me. I’m a weather geek. I know that it’s a British thing, talking about the weather, and I’m sorry to be such a cliche. But I love weather. I love all kinds of weather (apart from wind; I mean,...
What I Read In September (2018)

What I Read In September (2018)

There are two kinds of people in the world, okay. People who keep a list of the books they read, and monsters. I exaggerate, slightly. 😉 My own reading is a mish-mash of fiction and non-fiction across all kinds of topics. I love to read about new subjects, and of...
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