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Back to work with a fizzle

After three weeks off, going back to work has been a bit of a shock to the system, and I am feeling particularly sulky about how this has decreased my available reading time. I am struggling to get my head round regular hours at a desk doing my non-writing job, …

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Summer fun

After nearly 30 days of activity we finally managed to wear our tweenager out before bedtime. Imagine how tired us ‘olds’ are! We love juggling summer school hols and having lots of time off work to have fun with our youngest though. So, despite the fact that I will once …

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Buy my book, baby!

It’s Kindle publication day for Special Deliveries in Unusual Places so if you would like to buy a copy then please go to any Amazon store worldwide or scan the QR Codes in the photo below (the paperback version will be released on Oct 3rd 2015). I hope you enjoy your read, …

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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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