Spellexitis

Below is a photograph of a sufferer of the newly-discovered condition which translates as furniture attraction. I may look as if I had been set on by a gang of thugs in the east end but all it took was two mugs, a small table and a little help from Lily-dogge. Nothing broken but a … More Spellexitis

Oh yes I can

In my long and varied career most people have come to the conclusion that I can do just about anything if I put my mind to it…with the sole exception of Badger, my current husband. He has spent over 20 years working on the basis that I am mentally 6 and totally unable to do … More Oh yes I can

Heading on …

As I have announced it to my colleagues, I will make it official. This is an enormous shout-out to Laurence and Stephanie of Crooked Cat Books and to all my lovely author colleagues with whom I have laughed, cried and banged my head on the wall for a few years now. At the end of … More Heading on …

Mumz day

Hello Mumz frenz! Is special day today for all critters to be nice to ther mum. That not hard, we nice to our Mum every day! (that is an explanation mark wot means I is laffing) Problem is we been wotching telly and it say that mumz has to be gived cards n flowers or … More Mumz day

News from home

I’m writing this by way of re-assurance as some of my on-line friends are worrying about me. Please don’t – I never do. What happened? Well I had a cardiac “incident” which was a bit sudden and scary. I ended up in hospital in Besançon for five  and my heart stopped seven times but they … More News from home

A Grim Story

You may have heard of the tales collected by the brothers Grimm but this isn’t one of them. Once upon a time there were three brothers. Not being a fairy tale, you will understand that there were no magic beans, cows or valiant princes involved. They were just three ordinary sons. The younger two left … More A Grim Story

Unofficial mascot

You will know by now that I never do anything by the book – not even write them. It follows, therefore, that when I was in the military I played cat’s cradle with all the regulations so that I could do what I was best at. I only nicked a Hercules once but that was … More Unofficial mascot