There is a certain irony surrounding the date of this post - thanks Mayan calendar... If I really believed the world was going to end, I suppose sitting around with a cup of tea and remembering the good times is as good a way as any to go. I'm off on holiday this afternoon - … Continue reading A Nostalgic Look Back
At some point, everyone falters. Our courage gives out, we doubt ourselves, our abilities and our dreams. And we need someone to step up for us. Maybe it's to tell us the truth (with gentle words), speak for us, stand in the gap when the world is closing in or just to say 'hang in … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs a Champion
It's no secret on this blog that I am a huge Tolkien fan, so if you think this is going to be a balanced and critical view of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey you'd be sadly mistaken. Just so you know I've been looking forward this release forever. I went to the world … Continue reading The Hobbit: An Extraordinary Movie!
Some things seem to be inevitable. The other day my daughter knocked over a box of cereal. As I cleaned up a significant volume of crunchy breakfasty goodness, it struck me how many things had come into play to ensure this particularly messy outcome: It is the end of the school year and I have … Continue reading Inevitability – Let the Dominoes Fall…
Today I was nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award by the very talented E.M. Castellan. If you haven't already - check out her awesome blog for great book reviews, author interviews and tips for writers of epic fantasy. She is also the driving force behind the very exciting new blog There And Draft Again: … Continue reading Feeling Inspired