Kissing winter goodbye

This morning on the radio they predicted snow this weekend, saying it will be colder in Manchester than Moscow. GOODBYE ENGLAND! HELLO MY SALTY, SUNNY…

A crown of gratitude

It happened something like, that moment when you realise you’re over-caffeinated and your head is pounding – but you’re not sure if it’s the coffee…

A handful of rainbows

Yesterday morning I had my final panel assessment for my creative writing PhD. I passed. Later as I was pottering about, I looked down and…

I’ve gone a travellin’…

I’m heading south for the winter to follow the sun home. Tonight we begin our 50+ hour journey to New Zealand, a place I’ve longed…