A Brave New World? Brexit and the Indie Author

The British people are now languishing in a kind of no man’s land after the in/pot referendum. Until Article 50 is submitted (that is, if it ever is), uncertainty is the order of the day. The result is that folks are now asking themselves what life is going to look like in a post-Brexit Britain.…

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Post-Referendum Madness

It’s no good, I just have to say it: the country has gone bloody mad since the referendum on whether to leave or stay in the EU. I’m not talking about the closely run result which was a slim victory for Brexit, but instead the reactions of people I thought I knew (and some who…

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For What It’s Worth: My Take on the Horsemeat Affair

Having read and heard so much now about horsemeat being found in products described as beef, I feel I need just to add my own tuppence, mainly because I feel quite a few commentators don’t seem to grasp all of the possible consequences. First of all, to state my own stance: I would never knowingly…

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The Wednesday Rant (On a Thursday): Supermarkets

First of all, yes, I know it’s a day late! Slap my wrist and call me Sally! Anyway, it’s here now and this time it’s another rant about one of my pet peeves: supermarkets, and food shopping in general! Writers have to eat, you know and, unless they have a servant/good neighbour/relative /other half/child, or…

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