3 Books, 3 Blogs

I've wanted to start a monthly round-up thing of stuff I loved/internet finds/blogs to follow, etc. Name ideas for this feature have included: Lorna's Love List (I think that sounds a bit rude, though.  And not sarcastic rude.) Crap I Would Actually Buy (Maybe, if I remember to click the buttons.  And companies ship to … Continue reading 3 Books, 3 Blogs

Of Balloons & Birthdays

'Happy Birthday, baby!' 'Go to sleep, Mummy.' 'Aren't you excited?' 'Sleeep, Mummy.' Isla crawled into bed between us, then well, went back to sleep. 'What time is it?' 'Five o'clock.' 'Well, shit.  G'night,' I said. Two hours later.  Stickers and balloons in bed. 'What, no penguins?' Isla asked.  'C'mon, guys!' Her favourite thing of the … Continue reading Of Balloons & Birthdays

Writing In The Wild

'I don't want to go.' 'Yes, you do.' 'What are you going to do for me in exchange for going out and speaking to people?' 'I'll fix your phone screen.' 'Good deal.  I prefer messaging to speaking.  Actually, I hate people.' 'No, you don't.' 'I don't.  But how bout reading?  Can I stay home and … Continue reading Writing In The Wild

I Should Take My Own Writing Advice

I've been writing for longer than you think.  I've been writing for longer than I think sometimes.  I used to write fiction, had five novels on the go.  Used to write short stories longhand.  On my bedroom floor.  When I was 25.  I used to draft things, even when people said to leave that shit … Continue reading I Should Take My Own Writing Advice

These Are The Hands

Yesterday was our wedding anniversary.  If you've been following along you may know that Neil wasn't actually home for it, but he's back today.  And the house is happy again. Now.  I'm quite fond of complaining saying my husband is decidedly unromantic. Today, this happened. 12.30ish. 'Mumma, what are you doing?' 'I'm calling your father.  And … Continue reading These Are The Hands

Now Live: Friday Follow Blog Party

Today, I'm sharing the love over at Scale it Simple.   Thanks for hosting the party, Steph!   Click here to go mingle:  Now Live: Friday Follow Blog Party   Also, my social media spaces are: FB:  https://www.facebook.com/Gin-Lemonade-149263901777174/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gypsiewriter Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/gypsiewriter/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gypsiewriter/ PS.  If you've found me by way of Steph, hello. Everyone have a beverage! … Continue reading Now Live: Friday Follow Blog Party