My well-travelled writing desk

On X (formerly Twitter), Welsh author friend Tracy Rees posted recently that she has two desks, an “expensive oak-topped one” and a “cheap self-assembly one” she built twenty-three years ago and has “carried…from house to house…ever since.” I too have several desks...

Thrift shopping: Feel-good fun and vintage finds

Can I get that wholesale? Growing up in a place nicknamed “wholesale city” where finding a “good deal” is a point of civic pride, thrift shopping has been part of my life since childhood. As well as being a fun hobby, since I’m grateful for my own blessings and...

A sale, a book scene & ‘one of those weeks’

It’s been ‘one of those weeks’ for me. As such, this blog post is one of short updates but, I hope, some of you also find sweet. Ebook sale on The Sweetheart Locket First, I want to let my UK readers know that for a limited time the Kindle edition of The...