Tentative steps

Quietly, over the past half a year, I have been working on something. It has recently changed from an idle daydream to a very real possibility. I graduated at the height of the recession after the crash of ’08 with a degree in literature. It was almost worthless, especially as I could not afford to … More Tentative steps

Wild and cosy winters

A few years ago I lived in a van. My husband joined me periodically; my cat was my constant companion. We trucked south and congratulated ourselves on avoiding a British winter. However, as much as we loved that season of chasing sunshine and stinky cheese, we have come to realise that we were unfairly harsh … More Wild and cosy winters