Works in progress – painting seascapes and the ‘white slaves’ of Victorian England .

After a month or two not sure what I was going to write after publishing my historical novel, Kindred and Affinity, http://mybook.to/KindredandAffinity or even if I was going to write another book, I find myself with two works in progress. The first is an instructional book about painting watercolour seascapes – having been painting the … More Works in progress – painting seascapes and the ‘white slaves’ of Victorian England .

FREE TRIP TO AUSTRALIA or a cosy stay-at-home adventure!

A special offer for Mom’s everywhere on Mothers’ Day USA. The catch? Well there has to be one doesn’t there? Firstly, you have to go back to 1841, England, and murder someone, or if you’re squeamish, try stealing a yard of ribbon from your employer. The sentence could well be the same: transportation on a … More FREE TRIP TO AUSTRALIA or a cosy stay-at-home adventure!

Kindred and Affinity – First edit done – A sneak peek.

Having spent the last seven months immersed in 19th century England and the loves and trials of my forebears, I emerged from the first edit to discover the kitchen is spattered in grease, everywhere needs vacuuming, the dog needs grooming, and the garden needs weeding. Now, I’m not saying I haven’t done anything but write … More Kindred and Affinity – First edit done – A sneak peek.

International Women’s Day 2019 – Why celebrate? #PaintItPurple

My husband can’t see the need. He rightly makes the point that there are differences between men and women that will always define certain roles – men are stronger and more gung ho, and women are more cautious and have more patience (sometimes) – but he also believes that ‘the best person for the job’ … More International Women’s Day 2019 – Why celebrate? #PaintItPurple