Creative Living

A Room of One’s Own.

A Room of One’s Own.

Guys, I’m excited. I’m getting a room of my own. A home office/writing room/art studio, ladycave? So this is the story. When we built this house, eleven years ago, I had a completely different life to the one I have now. I worked outside the […]

Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Easy Breakfast Muffins You will need: 1/2 bananas mashed 3 eggs 100g self-raising flour 2tbsp golden or maple syrup 80-120 ml of olive oil or melted coconut oil (cooled) 50g chopped nuts, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts. 2 tsp of cinnamon or mixed spice 2 tsp of […]

In The Bleak Midwinter

In The Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone: Snow had fallen, snow on snow Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter, Long ago. – From ‘The Bleak Midwinter’ a poem by Christina Rossetti 1830 – 1894 […]

Creamy Tomato & Coconut Soup

Creamy Tomato & Coconut Soup

Here’s a quick and easy soup to make winter easier and life tastier…. Creamy Tomato & Coconut Soup… You will need… 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion (chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (chopped) 1 tsp paprika half tsp chilli flakes 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 […]

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

As you know I’m currently seeking representation for my debut novel CAILLEACH (Witch) An atmospheric, modern gothic, mystery, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. It’s a story about women and the search for freedom. I hope it will appeal to readers of authors like Alice Hoffman, […]