Category: Blog

A productive day at the office

I am feeling a sense of enormous well-being today after finally updating information on all my work to date. Not being the slightest bit technically minded, I think I have done not too shabby a job either, although it did take me a while! I am trying (very – as some folk might say, yeh you know who you are!) to master the technical side of things too. Let me know what you think! Click  link here for the updates made today!

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Learning To Fall

My wee rugrat had a bump on the head. Well, I don’t mean a ‘there, there, you will be fine – now get outside and play’ kind of bump, I mean a ‘Holy Coo must not cry but get ambulance as quick as I can’ kind of bump. Needless to say we are all fine now. Few more grey hairs but fine none the less. Sigh. Sitting in the  waiting room with said rugrat made me realise what a fantastic place the Sick Kids in Edinburgh is. Dr Murray was the best bit – very solemn but so funny and

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Talking to wee people…

What a great way to spend a Thursday morning. I was invited into the unknown and secret world (wee C’s words not mine) of a primary 1 class. My mission, that I daringly chose to accept, was to read to his class as part of book week. So, I arrived, 3 coffees for the better I might add, clutching my second last copy of ‘No Chocolate For Sam’. And wow, there they all were. Forty non-blinking eyes to match the twenty cheesy grins and the scene was set. I had rehearsed a wee speech in my head but I think

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Howdy Doody

Well, here I am! I have finally decided to get serious about getting my work published. From now on slush piles are a thing of the past! I write poems (well rhyming stories really) and  I would like to think that all those amazing authors out there started out the same way and with lots of hard work and some luck, I can and will be as successful as all of  them. I am unique and slightly doolally but I am hard working, crazy, fiercely loyal, conscientious and one of a kind – surely all the attributes you need to

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