I have been working as a freelance writer since 2003. I love history, fantasy, science, animals, cookery and crafts, (to name but a few of my interests) and I write about them all. My aim is always to write factual and entertaining pieces.
Lowestoft: A Tale of Shifting Sands
When I was a kid, I thought everyone lived by the sea. I was so used to hearing the harsh call of seagulls and being within walking distance of a beach, that it never occurred to me that some children lived far away from the coast. The revelation, when it hit me around the age of ten, woke me from a little bubble and slowly added new appreciation for my hometown, and what it means to me.
My 2021 Resolution - Be More Dog
It is 7.30am on a wet and dreary January day. I am contemplating getting out of bed and preparing for the day ahead, not really wanting to move from the cosy comfort of my nest beneath the duvet but knowing that I really ought to.
Kindness is a Superpower
Kindness is a superpower. I fully believe that. Kindness has the power to change the world, to transform lives, to make things better for everyone. So why is it underrated? Why is it seen as a weakness? Why is it easier for people to be cruel or nasty, to hide behind vitriolic words and criticism than to share a kind word?