Hi, come on in, sit down, grab a cuppa and join the conversation. What are we talking about? It could be anything, books, movies, politics, work, recipes, golf, lace making, genealogy, wine, life online and off. Feel free to make suggestions, most of my family and friends will tell you I can talk the hind leg off a donkey on practically any topic. I am many things to many people but first and foremost, I am a wordsmith.

I love words, they are such small things that convey such huge things as if by magic. They feed the imagination and stir the soul, but only if we share them. Whilst they remain locked in our heads they are like caged birds longing for open skies. I’ve had too many of those birds caged in my head for too long, each one represents a thought I want to share – as it comes…

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How To Finish

How To Finish

I write for a living. I also build websites and I market them but I do that to house the content I write. People like the way I do that part of the job so they often hire me to do it for them as well, but fundamentally I am a writer. It’s what I do. It’s also the hardest part of my job as every day I have to … Continue Reading

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