Resignation Letter

I have resigned.  I wrote a resignation letter before Christmas.

It was accepted straight away.

It feels very scary and amazingly exciting.

I resigned so I can focus more on writing.

I wrote the letter to myself.

Resignation Letter

I have not resigned from teaching as I love working with A level students, they are fun, we … Read more

Energy Life Map – boost your energy for 2016

I’ve been feeling so tired, drained, grey and stressed.  I know winter is never my best time as I’m an ‘outside in the sun’ kind of girl, but I know there’s more to than that….so I’ve made up my Energy Life Map to review 2015 and set me on track for 2016.

Today I am … Read more

Learning Strictly Style


We watch Strictly.  Partner can dance…or he would if we could find lessons locally to get me up to speed.  We started learning but then life got in the way, you know how it does.

As a kid I did ballet for years, but was way too tall and not very good so for all … Read more

Conflict and the Drama Triangle

I’ve been watching following this week’s debate: ‘to war or not to war with Syria’, on Radio 4 as I drive and despairing.  Haven’t they heard of the the Drama Triangle  by Steve Karpman?

Karpman's Drama TriangleHere is the Drama Triangle which is how Steve Karpman describes the psychological games we play that lead to conflict and … Read more




I feel so ill qualified to speak.

I’m not there but I know people who are.  It could have been our sons, our daughters in that concert, that football stadium, those bars.  They were someone’s sons and daughters, someone’s, mums, dads, friends.  And so were the killers.

How much hate has there got to … Read more

Women’s Rights


I went to watch ‘Suffragette’ this week whilst lovely man took one for the team and took the kids to see Hotel Transylvania 2 (apparently I own him big time!).

We all know about suffragettes don’t we?  About how they chained themselves to railings and how one, Emily Davison (jailed 9 times and force fed … Read more