Creativity

What would Margaret do? Meeting my literary hero Margaret Atwood

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Late September I went to the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester to watch Margaret Atwood in conversation with Erica Wagner. Flashback to six months previously when I had seen the tickets go on sale and hovered in excitement over the ‘buy’ button until exactly 10am and then feverishly filled in the space in my diary, and […]

Creativity

Excerpt from new gripping crime fiction novel Random Acts of Unkindness…

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Random Acts of Unkindness is now published by Kindle Press! The people who nominated on Kindle Scout have already received their free copy and the reviews are coming in. For anyone who hasn’t got their copy yet, I’m posting the first chapter – if you enjoy it you can get it here CHAPTER ONE  I […]

Psychology

Meeting a hero…

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I’ve spent the last couple of days in Aberdeen at an annual dinner, now in it’s 10th year. The fact that something matters so much that a group of people work together for ten years to keep it going is quite something, and over this time I’ve made some dear friends. This year was slightly […]