Half way there and still such a long way to go…


So in my last post I  promise to fill you in on my change of plan for #NaNoWriMo2017. I was all set to work on my second novel (first one is still in a drawer btw), but changed my mind at the 11th hour and decided to work on a non-fiction book that I've been …

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2 weekends of inspiration and encouragement


I had the blessing of scooting off for two weekends, one after the other, on my own! The first was a weekend in Dublin. I caught up with lots of family, with two dear writing friends, with one of the first Christians ever to make a real impression on me, and I went to a …

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Jam & Jerusalem, and Jane


I'm a total disgrace. This post has been sitting in drafts for ages - time has just been whizzing by and my diary has got way too full too quickly lately. So the writing time has again, been pushed to one side. It is now going in the diary, with all the other things, so …

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Memories, like the corners of my mind


I love the Facebook memories function. I enjoy looking back at them; most of the time they are a good laugh. One day last week, some memories popped up that threw me back to what was a very dark time, and I suddenly realised how far I've come. When we moved back to Ireland in …

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Walking off the worry


I've had a very unnerving few weeks. That sounds so much better than, "I've been worried sick for the past few weeks." We're told so often in the Bible not to worry. I think it might the hardest command to follow. I had a couple of hospital appointments for tests that were potentially series but …

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After more hate, there’s more love


It's hard to comprehend what is going on in our world in these days. Acts of terrorism and tragic events which I was used to thinking about happening 'over there' are now happening  less than a couple of hundred miles from me. It shouldn't make them more terrifying or tragic to me, but it does. …

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