The Night the Bottle Exploded!

The received wisdom is that we should bottle special moments and so I have been dutifully doing this for years: the massive birth and death ones, the tiny (how the sun on the sea in Kalkan makes the water look a million mirrors deep), the fleeting joy of dancing in the kitchen to Cher while […]

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Halfway: the tipping point?

So today I’ve done 2,000 words of #newnovel and am a few short steps from the magical, mystical, marvellous 40,000 word horizon of an anticipated 80,000 word novel!! However, here lies danger! Do I go back and re-read and risk getting stuck in what I’ve done so far or do I go on, say ‘yah boo sucks’ […]

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