Feature image for review of Storm King's Thunder

…Our quest began in the winter of twenty-sixteen. The wild Cornish sea surrounded me and filled my stomach with fish and my heart with salt. I was miserable and alone after being exploded by a caravan in my previous quest for justice… But, I carried on, a pencil and paper in hand, dice in pocket…Continue Reading “Tabletop Games: Storm King’s Thunder – End of an Era”

My living room filled with boxes

Here we go. Wrap Up: May 2019! May, May, May. I have so much to say about this damn May. Let’s go, with this wrap-up! Work Work has been a smooth ride this month. After a bit of a professional bummer at the end of April, I had to figure out how to scramble back…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: May 2019”

Persephone Graphic Novel on a wooden table

Happy Wrap Up for April 2019 everybody! Let’s get stuck in. **Preface** This month has had an accompaniment of builders, plumbers and professional rejection. So if you notice any existentialist frustration in this post, that’s why. Work Work has been a slog. I’ve been in full panic edit-mode and it’s been a very uncreative working…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: April 2019”

Peanuts and peanut butter

Homemade peanut butter? Really!? Why do you need homemade peanut butter? Well, you don’t… Unless you’re an addict like I am. I reckon I get through fifteen to twenty jars of peanut butter in a year. That’s a lot. But, if you like messing about in the kitchen, or need a cheap cheerful gift for…Continue Reading “Homemade Peanut Butter: How to Make!”

Me on bridge Eiffel Tower in background

Here’s my wrap up: March 2019. Wow this year is flying by. Work It was only a couple of weeks since I talked about the progress on my novel. It’s not changed much so I’d take a look at February’s wrap up for detail. I am still reaping the benefits of sharing my book with…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: March 2019”

The Hazel Wood Book on a table

Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert At First Glance First off, my copy of The Hazel Wood looks amazing! It’s blue, gold and covered in leaves. It’s also got blue gilding which is what drew me to it in the first place. (Is it called gilding if it’s not gold?) The Hazel Wood…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Hazel Wood”

Tokaido Board Game

A delayed wrap up of February 2019, but at least I did it! Work! On 21st February I called it quits on the second/third draft (I don’t even know anymore) of my YA novel. I worked non-stop on the book for the whole of February, which is why I didn’t post anything else… Nothing to…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: February 2019”