writer, paddleboarder, occasional knitter

Month: April 2014

Almond Joy

Almond Joy

I’m never going to be the sort of blogger that posts pictures of her dinner at various stages, not least because a bunch of photos of soup (my soup recipe: put a bunch of veggies in a pot. Boil for a bit. Eat.) wouldn’t be terribly […]

Love Refugee 2: Southside Blues

Love Refugee 2: Southside Blues

Episode two, in which Ellie discovers the upside of Swedish reserve! Read it now on Your Living City…

Nowadays a Great Many Screen Luminaries are being Tried and Found Wanton

Nowadays a Great Many Screen Luminaries are being Tried and Found Wanton

After giving it lots of thought, I realised that I was making life more complicated than necessary by faffing around with period style and real time, so decided to start again, simply telling you the stories that I love. Enjoy! The parties were bigger… the […]

Guilty Trip

Guilty Trip

I realised something on Wednesday evening. I can’t ever give up writing for the screen. No matter how many head explosions and tantrums and heartbreak the film industry causes me. No matter how many times I cycle past a certain production company flipping it off […]

Love Refugee 1: How to Handle a Swedish Cowboy

Love Refugee 1: How to Handle a Swedish Cowboy

Here it is! My new fiction serial, which will be running every Friday on Your Living City… enjoy!! Love Refugee is YLC’s new fiction serial; a romantic comedy about expat and confirmed singleton Ellie, determined to avoid commitment at any cost… who discovers that she […]

Pondering on Pondering

Pondering on Pondering

I am weirdly frugal with matches, and I have no idea why. I’m not especially frugal in other areas (though I do hate waste), but I seem to have reached obsessive levels in my determination to light all my candles with just one match. I […]

April Fog for Mrs G

April Fog for Mrs G

First: a rant about skinny jeans. How do they work? I like the look, in theory, but every time I have ever purchased a pair of alleged skinny jeans, within approximately 7 minutes of putting them on, the elasticishness has given and they have instantly […]