Goals, dreams & creating change


I made this video a couple of years ago, a lot has changed in my life since I recorded myself (and I don’t just mean my hair style!). One of the main challenges about making personal goals to create change in your life is to stick to them. Life coaches and psychologists seem to confer that […]

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An Afternoon with Jacqueline Wilson


Well, by an afternoon with Jacqueline Wilson it wasn’t just me and her, but nearly five hundred girl fans and their mums (mainly) crammed into Kingston’s Rose Theatre. Viv Groskop was understated as literary event host, the two seats opposite, that me and my son had our eye on, were soon occupied so we shuffled down on our silver and brown fluffy […]

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Mother’s Day


Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers, daughters of mothers, friends of mothers, mothers of mothers…it’s a day to celebrate your achievements and tenacity. For all of your patience, solitude and endless love. I’ve written a small poem in honour of all of you. Please feel free to share 🙂 A mother is like a painter or […]

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A new (ad) venture! EverywordCopywriting


  It’s here, it’s here!! EverywordCopywriting is alive and ready to sprinkle moon dust into darkest crevices of your marketing campaigns. After deep analysis of my personal brand and USP, re-reads and re-writes, we pressed the ‘go live’ button. Please welcome my new addition – http://www.everywordcopywriting.co.uk feel free to peruse this sunny orange/ grey ‘word cloud’ I’ve spent the past few months […]

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Fifty Shades of Red


What did you think of the cringe-inducing exchange between Dakota Johnson and her mother Melanie Griffiths at the Oscars? It’s a very common scenario – conversations between mother and daughter can include bickering, but this is generally not witnessed in such a public forum. This is an award’s ceremony, der! Typical mother daughter arguments usually occur in the privacy of your […]

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