Category Archive: Personal

Birthday Cake

This year my Mom pulled out all the stops and baked a three tier chocolate button cake ¬†for my birthday – I just wish I could send all my lovely readers a slice!… Continue reading

My latest book

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Those of you who follow my blog will be familiar with the many stories I have told about Nottingham High School; its Founders, its coat of arms, its…

Coming Back from Writer’s Block

I want to say I’m sorry that I haven’t been blogging recently, but the truth is, something really¬†upsetting happened and I just couldn’t write. I still don’t really have the words to explain,… Continue reading

Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Autumn is my favourite season, and it was my grandfather’s favourite too. In fact, you couldn’t say “Autumn” without him booming out “SEASON OF MISTS AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS” from wherever he was standing… Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake

This evening I had a great time painting a cake stand at my local pottery painting studio – I can’t wait to see what it looks like once it’s glazed and fired in… Continue reading

I passed my driving test!

I will always remember spending the summer of 2015 on the road. Well, the roads within a 5 mile radius of the driving test center, meticulously preparing for a practical test. At the… Continue reading

Taking time out for my Dad

I’m really sorry that I’ve been away for so long and I haven’t blogged in the last few weeks. I fully intended to, but I’ve been busy taking care of my Dad. Looking… Continue reading

A bad start to the week

It’s not that I don’t like Mondays, it’s just that they don’t seem to like me. Generally it’s the little things that go wrong, and at the worst times. I try to keep… Continue reading

My fifteen minutes of fame?

My blog has been rather quiet in the past week or so because I’ve been rather busy with work, but the good news is that my persistence paid off and the company I… Continue reading