authors · books · round robin

Do you believe in the supernatural? Some unexplained happenings, plus my favourite supernatural stories

It’s time for another Round Robin, and this month, as it’s the month of Hallowe’en, our topic is all about the supernatural. Here’s our first question: Do you believe in angels, spirits, ghosts, demons or other ethereal beings or locations? I could write so much on this! I suppose the short answer is no, but…… Continue reading Do you believe in the supernatural? Some unexplained happenings, plus my favourite supernatural stories

books · romance

Books are my bag, and why #thisbookshop in Saltaire is my favourite bookshop

Books Are My Bag is a UK-wide campaign to celebrate bookshops. The three day campaign began on the 7th October and runs until Saturday October 11th, culminating in Big Bookshop Parties with all sorts of author events lined up. As part of the campaign the book reviewers’ website Bookbridgr is asking¬† book bloggers to write…… Continue reading Books are my bag, and why #thisbookshop in Saltaire is my favourite bookshop

round robin · the silk romance

Abandoned: the empty mills of Yorkshire

This week I’m trying something new. I’m taking part in a Round Robin with several other authors, in which we all write an article on the same topic, and publish it on the same day. I’ve never written a post like this before, but I’m quite excited about it – especially about seeing what the…… Continue reading Abandoned: the empty mills of Yorkshire

art · saltaire · salts mill · textiles · weaving

Cloth and memory: a moving artwork exhibition in a disused mill

Usually my posts are related to books or writing in some way, but today I thought it would be fun to focus on something different.¬† Last week I went to a fabulous exhibition which made such an impression I thought I’d share it here for anyone who loves art, textiles and history. I’ve written before…… Continue reading Cloth and memory: a moving artwork exhibition in a disused mill