Last week, I was invited to attend a celebration of World Book Day with another 17 authors at the magnificent Crewe Hall with all it’s architectural splendour. As we chatted over coffee and tea in the small Conference Room before the start, I remember thinking, ‘Oh this is nice, just a room full of […]
It’s all a bit mad in my house at this time of year as both mine and my two daughters’ birthdays are all in the first few weeks of January! Very well planned, obviously! It always amuses me when people moan and groan about their age! As if being a misery is going to make […]
‘Julie was supposed to be going house sitting with Katie in Spain,’ trilled my sister down the phone. ‘But Katie’s got a problem with her eyes, so she can’t fly. You’ve always said you want to go house sitting. Why don’t you go out there with her?’ ‘Hmm, I’m not sure! I’ll have a think […]
Life is for living, don’t you know, so Bec and I headed out to Salt Spring Island (off the coast of Vancouver) mid June to see the amazing Elsie Spittle and Chip Chipman in action at the Three Principles School. Salt Spring was magical..the food, the shops, the people! We LOVED it!
• Dithering over big decisions? • Regretting the fact that you never seem to have the chutzpah to just go for it? • Forever talking about what you’d love to do but never quite get round to it? Then this Workshop is for you! I spent years feeling like a hamster in a wheel, juggling […]
Talking about my book, ‘Life begins at Fifty’ on BBC Tees radio (95.0 and 95.8 FM) with John Foster at 2pm on 10 April 2015! Hope you can tune in for what is bound to be a really fun afternoon! Can’t wait!
Having watched the recording of Bear Grylls being interviewed by Piers Morgan last night, I was struck, not only by what a genuinely lovely guy he is, but more importantly, that his philosophy on life could teach us all an awful lot. He’s had more than his fair share of adversity – he was sent […]
Hi everyone, On Saturday, 11th October 2014 I’ll be giving a humorous talk at the Tree Of Life Festival in Birmingham about my travels around the world with my teenage daughter at the ripe old age of fifty. http://www.treeoflifemagazine.co.uk/page48.htm I’m also going to be lifting the lid on the reason why some people live their […]
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