Everyday Inspiration: 10 Books Which Stayed With Me

The actual challenge for today is to write a list addressing what I like or what I've learned.  I think this list of books covers both. 'Jane Eyre', Charlotte Bronte This book was one of the first adult novels I read as a child.  Jane's independent spirit and attraction to the inner person and ideas … Continue reading Everyday Inspiration: 10 Books Which Stayed With Me

Everyday Inspiration: Why I Write

"I write because..." seems a daunting way to begin a blog post.  It's too definitive and I've always been more reflective - skipping between thoughts or compulsions.  Trying to pin down something specific often makes it disappear, so I tend to sneak up on the idea I want to capture.  Confronting it head-on rarely works. Often I get caught up … Continue reading Everyday Inspiration: Why I Write

Pen and Paper: The Sensuality of Journaling

Moving house three years ago, I realised just how many journals I had collected over the years. Many of them have only a few handwritten pages - the rest being blank. Very few are almost full. I don't think I can boast a single completed journal. Yet each time I enter a stationers, or a … Continue reading Pen and Paper: The Sensuality of Journaling