I went out for a walk yesterday afternoon. There’s a very beautiful magnolia tree three houses down. I love magnolia. When I was young, there was a magnolia tree in next door’s garden. I used to collect the fallen petals and sew them into fairy skirts for my dolls.


I had a lovely time away this weekend with the Scattered Authors. Hugely supportive as ever, and very frank discussions (what’s said in Peterborough stays in Peterborough!), along with bags of clever ideas to improve writing. I took my camera and clicked away during many of the sessions. No one told me to stop so … More Portraits