Writing

My blog has documented my entire journey to becoming a writer. Here you’ll find books, short stories, flash fiction and opinion pieces.

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How Blogging Has Changed For Me (2010-2019)

When I wrote the first posts on my little food blog back in 2010, it was purely for fun. An easy way to share recipes with friends who had asked for them. There was no agenda, no hoping it might lead somewhere else. I didn’t spend a single moment wondering who might read those blogs, […]

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Identity Crisis by Ben Elton
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Book Review: Identity Crisis by Ben Elton

It’s always exciting when one of your favourite authors has a new book out and I eagerly awaited the release of Identity Crisis by Ben Elton for months. I’ve been a huge fan of his work for many years and have read almost everything he’s written. Elton’s razor sharp wit, combined with a firmly attached […]

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Why Brene Brown is a tonic for my inspiration fatigued soul
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Why Brené Brown is a Tonic for My Inspiration Fatigued Soul and Will be for Yours Too

I’m going to start this piece by saying that it takes a LOT for me to feel inspired. I’ve been blogging for almost a decade and have quite literally seen it all. Backstabbing and unpleasant behaviour, climbing and trampling. Scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours. Saying one thing to faces and another behind closed […]

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How Much of a Truth Seeker Are You?

Ultimately, all I want from the people in my life is to be told the truth. Not their version of the truth; not what they think I want to hear; the actual truth. Once I have the facts in front of me, I can decide how I feel about those facts. From my earliest childhood […]

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Getting Out of Fight or Flight Mode

Over the years, I have referred a lot to my dysfunctional childhood, but by simply calling it “dysfunctional” I’ve been downplaying it. Most people’s childhood can be described – in some way or another – as “dysfunctional”. Mine was spent in a perpetual state of fight or flight: worrying about when the next bad-thing would […]

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