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Pre-order to win

With only a couple of weeks left until the August 1st publication date of Special Deliveries in Unusual Places it is now available for Kindle pre-order on all Amazon stores. If you would like to have your name entered in the prize draw for a signed paperback copy of My Mini …

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Special Deliveries in Unusual Places

I am delighted to introduce you to the latest addition to my Special Deliveries series – Special Deliveries in Unusual Places: Think all women give birth in hospital? Think again! From nightclubs to churches, bathtubs to toilets, and trains to planes – this volume in the Special Deliveries series focuses on some …

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The joys of writing

I have to say I find writing a joy simply for the release it brings me. However, the multifaceted gem that is the life of an author means there are numerous additional benefits to writing. A few of my favourites are (in no particular order): receiving lovely reviews from satisfied readers …

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Autism Ambassador

When I was offered the opportunity to become an Autism Ambassador I leapt at the chance. I think I am already a positive voice for people with autism, and I am always looking for new ways to raise awareness of autism in the community and my workplaces as well as supporting …

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Duathlon race three, done!

Well, we managed to complete all three duathlons in the series! The weather was even warmer than the last one and there was next to no wind at all which is nothing short of a miracle for Southsea. The distances had increased to running 10k, cycling 25k and then finishing …

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Duathlon race two, done!

  It was another 4.30am start but as you can see from the photos below, the weather was much more welcoming for the duathlon this month. The mileage for race two in the three race duathlon series was 7.5k run, 18.5k cycle and 5k run. My knee is still not run …

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Duathlon race one, done!

My physio has had me on a running ban ever since I injured my knee in a cross country race on Dec 28th. When she first told me that while I ‘might’ be allowed to run by March but that I certainly wouldn’t be duathlon mileage fit in time, I …

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The Rules

I am delighted to be able to introduce you to my latest book – The Rules. Sometimes the only way you can win is to put your own spin on the rules. For as long as he can remember, Cody has lived by the three rules his father insists they …

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Special Deliveries: Unusual Places

I am nearing the end of writing this book which will be less than half the size of Special Deliveries: Life Changing Moments because I am writing about a topic which is naturally limited by the fact that such occurrences happen only occasionally. As with the first book the stories are …

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Bajamawammers & Fartknockers

A few years ago a reader challenged me to fit the words “Bajamawammers” and “Fartknockers” into a future book. I’ve done it (go me) but cannot remember who the reader was and am therefore unable to acknowledge their contribution. If you were the person who set me the challenge please …

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