• Bradford Lit Fest 2019

    Despite a fuzzy head I went to the Bradford Literature Festival and got to talk with the incredible June Sarpong. June really encouraged me and put me in touch with another wonderful lady. Let’s just say a door might have been opened thanks to my…

  • Write to Play Year 5

    Last week I received a letter that, literally, brought me to tears. I have been selected as one of the fabulous five in Year 5 of Graeae Theatre’s Write to Play programme. It is such an honour and after all these years of dreaming, I…

  • New Year Same Old Me

    No I’m still going to be me, not somebody completely different. The size 8 version is not on the horizon, nor is the gold medallist (I was terrible at sports before my health went south). 2018 is all about Growth for me. Over the last…

  • This Is Why I Write

    This is why I write I am a storyteller at heart. I love to share my experiences, my thoughts, my pain and even my pearls of wisdom. If it helps just one person I will feel I have achieved something special. I have a voice…

  • I Smile, Because…

    I smile, because I smile because I’m a survivor I smile because I believe in the impossible I smile because giving up is too easy, finding my way through is the only option for me. I smile because I take great pleasure in infecting people with…