Home Truths for the new writer…

I have been graciously accepted into the writing community as of late, and I have become friends with numerous authors, who - like myself - are trying to share their stories with the world and somehow make a living out of it. Over the course of a few months, I have come to learn there … Continue reading Home Truths for the new writer…

Swindon Pet Groomers Get a Hollywood Makeover

It is no secret that I own a Poochon. She takes up a lot of my Instagram newsfeed these days, but with her huge eyes, adorable facial expressions and fluffy fur, can you blame me? Her fur is much similar to a sheep's coat. Wooly, fluffy and curly! She doesn't shed like most dogs and … Continue reading Swindon Pet Groomers Get a Hollywood Makeover

Sky TV…It’s not me, It’s You.

It was the summer of 1992 and the sun was shining in through the pale floral curtains lighting up the little bedroom in a family home sitting in Worle, Weston-Super-Mare. A little girl, with scraggly strawberry-blonde hair, all swept up in a mass of tangles and wispy fuzz, rolled out of her 'My Little Pony' … Continue reading Sky TV…It’s not me, It’s You.

How Jealousy Kick-started my Writing Career

I thought jealousy was a forbidden emotion. One of the 10 commandments is "Thou shalt not covet." And as a small child in Sunday school, I was taught that the word "covet" basically meant being jealous. However, as a thirty year old, I have come to realise that there is a huge difference between "coveting" … Continue reading How Jealousy Kick-started my Writing Career

Update: Life is Bittersweet.

I want to make something incredibly clear. When I am perceived to be doing well at something, whether it's a new business venture, or publishing my own books... do not feel jealous. I do well in projects when I am struggling the most with my mental health. I don't know why, but it's true! I … Continue reading Update: Life is Bittersweet.

Love Me, Sweetie by Laura Burton

Do you remember my NaNoWriMo diary? I tried - and failed - to write every day about my experience writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. I can't believe that here we are, less than three months later. I've published Love Me, Crazy Which has garnered a flurry of excitement and positive … Continue reading Love Me, Sweetie by Laura Burton

I Tried Medichecks and This is What Happened

I’m going to begin this post with a funny – but true – story. In the past year, I attempted to call my GP and make an appointment regarding some troubling symptoms. One of those symptoms was poor memory. I was forgetting things like; what I said two minutes ago, what I walked upstairs for, … Continue reading I Tried Medichecks and This is What Happened