Love them or loathe them, today is all about celebrating one of the most nutritious foods on the planet – the humble egg. Packed full of protein and other goodies, eggs can be made into a load of great things from pastry, mayonnaise to batter and omelettes. My favourite? Cake of course!! Celebrate the day … Continue reading October 12, 2018 – World Egg Day
This is a great day – Bring Your Teddy to Work or School Day. New or old, dig out your dear old ted, tuck him in your bag and take him or her with you wherever you go today. Teddy bears were created after toy makers became inspired by the story of Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt, … Continue reading October 10, 2018 – Bring Your Teddy to Work or School Day
Today is Badger Day, an event set up to raise awareness of these fascinating creatures and the need to continue to protect them. Did you know that the word Badger comes from the French ‘Bucher’ which means digger? Badgers are mostly nocturnal and burrow underground where they create sets where they have and raise their … Continue reading October 6, 2018 – Badger Day
Hello everyone, how are you all? Hope you are all well and had a good day today. I had the best day I've had this week, but more on that in a minute. Do you like the image above? Well, I happened to be scrolling through a free image site and stumbled across some lovely … Continue reading A broken hand, Dusting is out and Apple Pie
Starting today and running until October 7, Walk Your Dog Week aims to encourage a healthier lifestyle for your dog and to get all members of the family out walking with your favourite canine. Founded in 2010 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert (yes, such people exist) Colleen Paige, the original aim of the event was … Continue reading Oct 1 – 7, 2018 Walk Your Dog Week
Dusting Down Alcudia is now available to buy! For £2.97 you can read it on Kindle and - later this week - for only £8.50 you can buy it as a print book. My fast paced, romantic adventure, Dusting Down Alcudia, is now available for purchase on Amazon. Here's the blurb... “When top archaeologist Nina … Continue reading It’s out! Dusting Down Alcudia is on Amazon!
Not something I do…yet, today is International Podcast Day. A podcast is a serialised show, similar to a radio show, but one you can download from the internet at any time. Shows cover all sorts of topics and genre, both in non-fiction and fiction. So, what’s yours? I must confess that I haven’ listened to … Continue reading September 30 – International Podcast Day
Here it is! Dusting Down Alcudia's new cover courtesy of Danish designer Mia Overgaard. I love it. Next step: book launch, which I will be doing next week, so watch out for more news on that. So, how are you all? I've had a busy week working on Dusting Down Alcudia and the young adult … Continue reading It’s here… the new cover
(Growly voice) I’m Batman! No, seriously, I’m not but as a lover of the comics and the Batman movies (even the earlier ones), I want to invite you to celebrate D C Comic’s eponymous hero with me. Dress up as Batman, Robin or one of the other Gotham characters, dig out the comics or watch … Continue reading September 26 – Batman Day
Ugh it's been a snotty, sneezy end to the week. I woke up on Thursday morning with earache and a sore throat, and it's all gone downhill from there. For the past two days I have been lying on the sofa feeling a bit sorry for myself because I have a nasty old cold. … Continue reading A small update because I have the Lurgy…again!