The quintessential Summer sights and sounds

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Yes, this is a slight deviation from where I last left you. I’m coming back to that. But I just had to say, being summer and all, and potentially (global warming dependant) nearing the end of summer (please go Im a temperate girl), there are just those things. Those wistful sounds, smells and sights, which […]

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2015…In summary…Part one.

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Well where do I start? A friend posted beautiful prose on FB, that god awful social media, about her experience this year. Finding people, losing people, and the continual quest to search out self. I can honestly say I have never had a year like 2015. It has been one of exciting adventure tinged always […]

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The Overheard Word

The Overheard Word Blog 1 Well, it’s official – this is the title of a new stream of blogging for me – it is based in the very nature of its name. Passing snippets of conversation woven into a story… for my writing, and your reading, pleasure (I hope). Context: Heading towards me Saturday morning, […]

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Word from the street is….

I find intense, if frequently fleeting, inspiration for creative writing from snippets of passing conversation. By that I mean snippets of overheard conversations, such as those I pass on the street, or one side of a train phone conversation. Some of them trigger my imagination into ideas for blogs, storylines, or even whole books! I […]

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Heading South for the Winter…

That might seem right if you’re an artic dwelling Brit whom chases the winter sun. But would you leave Queensland’s eternal Sprummer? Well, yes. If you got sick of being too hot. I know. I’m a hottie. But, what I mean is, I got sick of being ridiculously sweaty at 6am, just from taking the […]

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The undo world

The undo world

Just listening to Jack White talking about his album Lazaretto, which he recorded, pressed and released a live version of in four hours, he said he was challenging this “undo” world that we live in, and pushed through any regrets and remains happy with his decisions. That got me thinking about an idea that’s been […]

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How predictable!

About a week ago…. I began to find everything a bit too predictable. I found that people seemed to react to things exactly as I had thought they would. I found that a new recipe turned out exactly as the site suggested. I found that my work laptop epic failed again, as expected, when we […]

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Take it from me…

 Napping is awesome! Think about it now, on a scale of 1-10, how much would you like to have a guilt free nap today? How good would it be? But please, take my word on it, some naps are better than others… I first discovered napping on a Mediterranean Island off the coast of Sardinia […]

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