What to do when it rains

September has finally arrived, bags are being packed and new wardrobes unveiled as Autumn slides into view. Much as I like the colour palette that will begin to shade the countryside, I am not ready for the darker evenings and cooler weather. It has been a funny old summer too, days have started out promising and ended with torrents of rain, or started out grey and ended with … Continue reading What to do when it rains


I had planned to take the morning offline, yet sitting in a cafe reading and writing I constantly felt the urge to reach down for my phone. As I sat in this cafe, I realised this had become an addiction – I was reaching for my phone with no reason, it was habitual, I didn’t realise how often I was doing it, I didn’t realise how much I needed its hit until I needed to let go.  Continue reading [blocked]