Pants

The radio blared on with inconsequential nonsense, it was the six o’clock news headlines. Nothing made sense, I did not want to be awake. Surely I had only just closed my eyes! The night before had been a scramble to get back into our own bed from the put-you-up in the downstairs play room. We … Continue reading Pants

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My Review – The Purrfect Pet Sitter by Carol Thomas

I was given this manuscript submission as a taster panel member of choc-lit. This submission was delivered to my kindle by the lovely team at choc-lit.  Read in the garden in early summer 2017. Synopsis Lisa Blake returns to her hometown when her life in London doesn't work out.  She advertises herself as 'The Purrfect … Continue reading My Review – The Purrfect Pet Sitter by Carol Thomas

My Review – A Little Bit of Christmas Magic by Kirsty Ferry

  I received an advanced reading copy of this book for an honest review This duly arrived on my kindle at the start of the Christmas holidays.  A choc-lit supernatural time slip is not a book I would usually select, so thank you, choc-lit, for wafting this under my nose and at the appropriate time of year!  … Continue reading My Review – A Little Bit of Christmas Magic by Kirsty Ferry

Friends and Neighbours

A November morning Bugle Street beckoned With you our neighbours Our witnesses and friends   No frills No fuss Promises made Pictures taken     From our special day 14 years ago To this celebration 60 years on   Congratulations to you both Margaret and Philip! Diamonds everlasting and Friendship never waning

Insomnia

Light up, radio muffled birds sing, boys clatter lead poled legs, eyes coffin lids consciously aware wanting unconscious body slump and walking for sleep routine kicks with effort decisions muffled, tasks complicated bothersome boys and belligerent dog school run weary, dog walk forgettable caffeine brings clarity chatter brings life the day begins...  

My Review – Follow Me Follow You by Laura E James

Apologies for another late posted review! I read this book in June, hastily purchased from Amazon directly after attending the choc-lit tour in Southampton.  Incidentally around the same time as our book club offering; On Chesil Beach by Ian McKewan.  Both books are set in Dorset, in particularly Chesil Beach and the Island of Portland.  … Continue reading My Review – Follow Me Follow You by Laura E James