A Little Bit on the Side: A Starving Artist’s Small Experiential Guide to Making Extra Income (or Not)

OK, I admit it. I have been a little (OK, a lot) elusive of late. Blog posts haven’t been written, friends haven’t been visited, Facebook posts have lessened in frequency, and all other social media platforms have been terribly neglected. I blame the season – well, partly anyway. I tend … Continue reading

On Being A Font of Multiple Sources of Useless Information ( to Most People )

My first thought for a title for this post was ‘Keeping Those Balls In The Air’ but I realised that this sounded rather rude. However, it is rather a good description of my creative life So, to explain myself… I have a horrible habit of getting obsessed by something, learning … Continue reading


The famous line from Forrest Gump goes: ‘life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.’ Last year life offered me a lovely box of chocolates, all tempting and sticky-finger making: the sort you don’t mind getting a bit fatter for. My writing was going … Continue reading