It’s never too late. As I’ve got older I have a few regrets, most of them are about opening my mouth at the wrong time, and not opening it at others. I could go on and on but why depress myself. Life’s too short to dwell on the things you can’t change – I prefer to use my energy to think of all the fun I can have and all the fun I can share. too late to start something new.
And so we have the final instalment of the Waterway Girls Trilogy. I have to say that I have looked forward to reading it with bitter sweet anticipation – wanting to know what happens to Polly, Verity and Sylvia but not wanting to lose them from my life. They have become old friends. It is […]
The very first short story I ever wrote I sent to Woman’s Weekly. Not long after I received a lovely rejection letter from the Fiction Editor, Gaynor Davies saying that I hadn’t quite made it with this one but encouraging me to send more stories. One of her comments was ‘Not a very happy ending’. […]
It’s our anniversary today, not that we ever make a note of it. We never exchange cards, flowers, or go out. I’ve always been of the mind that we should treat each other kindly every day and not just one. Well, in theory anyway, and mostly it works. We’ve been together a long time […]
The second in the series featuring the Waterway Girls by Milly Adams March 1944, West London It’s been five months since Verity Clement fled home for a life on Britain’s canals and she could never have imagined how tough it would get. Yet hauling cargo between London and Birmingham is far easier to face […]
I’d like to give a warm welcome to Gail Aldwin whose latest book of Flash Fiction Paisley Shirt is launched today. How did you get started with Flash Fiction? It seems to me that it is a relatively new phenomenon. I have read various ideas about the origins of flash fiction. Some say it arose […]