Category Archives: Holiday

A Weekend Away and a Writing Update

12th February 2014
So I’ve had a little blogging break! It’s lovely sometimes, isn’t it, to just switch off for a bit and recharge your batteries? I think we all need it every once in a while and I certainly recharged mine in a big way last weekend.
I headed off to a gorgeous cottage in Wiltshire for a long weekend with my writing group, which is made up of three of my best friends in the whole world. We spent three awesome days writing, gossiping, eating, drinking and, most of all, laughing until our faces hurt. It was brilliant and absolutely what I needed.
I’m just over 12,000 words through the first draft of my latest novel so I’m just coming out of that honeymoon period that so often accompanies the first 10k. I’m into the flow of the story, I’m getting to know my characters really well and it’s all working rather nicely. Long may it continue, I say! I’m setting myself a deadline of March 31st for finishing the first draft, which I think is perfect. It’ll keep the pressure on me but it’s definitely doable – 50,000 words in seven weeks, piece of cake.
Maybe. Possibly.
We’ll see.

Florida Photo Album!

21st October 2013

So, I’m back from Florida!

It was a fantastic two weeks away, so fantastic that I’m still on such a high I’m not even dreading going back to work too much. It was the perfect holiday and I loved spending two weeks relaxing, shopping and eating with my lovely family and boyfriend.
For today’s post I wanted to share a few of my favourite photos from my holiday… because who doesn’t love boring everybody with their holiday snaps?

Boyfriend at the Ripley’s rifle range // Bubba Gump’s shrimp feast // Kate Spade at the mall

Our gorgeous pool overlooking the lake // GIANT pumpkin at Walmart // Cocktail at Red Lobster

Hello cheese fries! // Boyfriend drinking Mountain Dew through a Twizzler // Sky writing above the villa // ME

Halloween Horror Night (AWESOME night) // I miss this pool // American flag // Couple selfie // Me and the eye popping guy at Ripley’s

The pool // My lovely mum and nan // Me and my chap // Gorgeous sky // Ripley’s Believe It or Not Sign // Johnny Rockets – BEST BURGERS EVER

Oh, Florida. I miss you already. 

Byeee England!

1st October 2013
Hi everybody!
Just to let you know I’m heading up to the airport to fly out to Florida tomorrow so I won’t be posting for a while – I know, I know, I haven’t posted for a while anyway! I’m actually having a big redesign (handy have a web developer for a boyfriend!) so I’m taking the holiday to get all of that sorted and write up some new posts for when I get back.
I’m back near the end of October so look out for new posts then – in the mean time I’ll be on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram so do stop by and say hi!
Hope you’re all well xxx