With a blog you are the editor-in-chief, the publisher and content creator. As a writer it's liberating to have a vehicle that puts you in charge of your creative destiny....

I'm delighted to announce that I'm the new Expat Round-Up Editor at Brit Mums, which is Britain's biggest collective of lifestyle bloggers and social media influencers. Now, it's over to you. ...

I first picked up The Artist's Way in 2002 and nearly 15 years later I got to meet the author. Here's what I learned from attending Julia's sessions at the Hay House 2016 Writer's Workshop. Read all about popcorn, power and keeping it real....

Here's an interview from 2014. I talk about how my psychology degree has influenced my work as a writing skills coach. Plus, I reminisce about something called Top Banana! ...

Wake up / And know that the worth of a woman isn't to drag around exhausted bones, never pausing to ponder /Though she may tire and feel depressed and put upon and not enough / That is not her worth ...

My creative champion was a woman who could recite Macbeth (by heart!) in the Queen's English and have me rolling in laughter with her Jamaican patois. Dear mum. Thank you. ...

As an expat in Norway, I am often asked if I speak Norwegian. I don't. And I miss the nuances of a language that was my water for an entire lifetime and which I swam in daily. ...

Despite some evidence to the contrary, sisterhood is – thankfully – alive and well and thriving. ...

Today, I shudder at all the racist rhetoric peddled by people, some of whom I never thought would spew such hatred. I pray that a day will come when the rivers will never have to run blood again. ...

Being a film extra, tequila girl, event hostess and leaflet-giver-outer gave me the freedom to keep my dreams alive. It gave me the ability to choose my destiny and not get stuck on someone else’s agenda. ...