• You Should Be Dance-Walking (Yeah)

    Hence the dance-walk. You may like to use your arms but be warned that this will frighten people trimming their hedges as you pass.   Read More

  • Blackout

    I had hoped his first thought on seeing me would not be, 'Wow she took up cage fighting'. But as I have both a black eye and a fat lip this now seems likely. Read More

  • Why Can’t I Do What I Say I’ll Do?

    Not have a burger and fries for lunch again. I had one yesterday and the day before, so it’s not like I’m facing imminent expiry from a severe burger deficiency. But then… I cave. Read More

  • Postcards From The Ward – Part 2

    Let me catch you up… My Friday nights normally comprise red wine, chocolate, TV, and an 80s playlist; tonight it’s an isolation ward and coughing up blood from my lung. WARNING: Mild gore alert Read More

  • Postcards From The Ward

    Not once has someone mentioned a whipple or stabbed my throat with a ballpoint pen to open an airway. This is all basic medical procedure and I’m starting to wonder if these people know what they’re doing.  Read More

  • Rose-Colored Reading Glasses

    I have discovered a hidden benefit of needing reading glasses: there are things I no longer see. First, there’s what’s in the mirror. Becoming farsighted as you age is nature’s… Read More

  • Apostrophic

    Oh the apostrophe! Minuscule yet mighty. I’ve worked in more than one job where the CEO regularly called me to check apostrophification (not a word, FYI). I’m not ashamed to… Read More

  • Proof My Brain Is Trying To Give Me An Aneurysm In My Sleep

    Last night I dreamed I was struggling to learn my lines for a Shakespearean play. I can’t identify the work as it seems I was playing Mary, mother of Jesus.… Read More

  • My Pandemic Breakup

    A lot of relationships have ended during Covid. Well, the pandemic breakup curse has recently befallen me too: I have parted ways with my long-term love, BodyCombat. Many of you… Read More

  • Postcards From The Pandemic

    These were Facebooks updates I posted during the second half of 2020. So much excitement! Postcard #1 – August 3, 2020 Hi everyone. How are you guys doing? We are… Read More

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Bonjour! I'm an introvert, minimalist, and award-winning author. I like to be honest and see the funny side. My books are: A Chic Year • How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World • How To Be Thin In A World Of Chocolate. Read more about me here. To stay in touch, follow me on Instagram or sign up for my delightful dispatches.

Bon Mots
My Store For Introverts
Louder Minds Store
How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World
How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World
A Year of Style, Simplicity, and Self-Care
A Chic Year Style Simplicity Self-Care
How To Be Thin In A World Of Chocolate [Audiobook]
How To Be Thin In A World Of Chocolate