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Frankenstein is 200 years old!

(Or is it more considering all his body parts were different ages?)   January 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a classic in English literature and studied in schools throughout the UK. It's a novel known throughout the world but rather than focus on analysing the text in this … Continue reading Frankenstein is 200 years old!

Lost Words – Let’s bring ’em back!

As a lot of this blog is about writing, I wanted to write a regular article on my favourite forgotten words. You know the type of thing, those poor lost words that sit at the back of our minds, gathering dust, having been discovered years ago in literary classics like Dickens, or Austen. They are … Continue reading Lost Words – Let’s bring ’em back!

Can you still be productive when you’re time poor – part 2!

The answer is...dun, dun, derrrrrrr...survey says...drum roll, please...(Okay, I'll stop now. We all know it's not that interesting!) YES! You can! So, if you'll remember from last weeks's post, with the kids on half term, time wasn't my own and I was finding it increasingly frustrating. Even while they were in school my progress with … Continue reading Can you still be productive when you’re time poor – part 2!