Holiday inspiration – part 2)

The second week of the holiday and therefore the second of the holiday inspiration blogs.  We are now in the Loire near Saumur, a lovely part of the world and well worth exploring.  We have […]

The natural world – be amazed.

Every year I go away for a weekend with a group of guys on a barge weekend.  That basically amounts to sixteen or so blokes on the canals in narrow boats for three days.  And […]

Gardening, yes gardening, can be good for writers

Living in the UK I think I’m lucky to have the benefit of such notably different seasons.  And yes, I admit when it comes to the end of February I can feel a bit miserable […]