A Comedy Writer’s Trip to St Kilda

I was found remaking a movie last month, on the top of the highest sea cliffs in the UK. Well, a book and a film if I’m honest. One minute I was Cathy, hand dramatically against forehead, searching for Heathcliffe through the romantic mists and only finding – and narrowly missing toppling off - real cliff-cliffs. “Be …

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Porn Addiction IS No Laughing Matter

It’s just five days since The New Mrs D was released and I have already had some wonderful feedback from readers, most saying they completely associate with her. One Amazon reviewer sums it up nicely: ‘It is so refreshing to have a main character who isn't perfect, who is always struggling with weight, self-esteem issues and …

The ‘Let’s Have a Break From The World Cup and Talk About Death’ Blog

First - NEWS! The New Mrs D is now available to PRE-ORDER on Amazon! Hooray!(Follow the link) Here it is again in case you missed it - LINK And second... I have a confession. I’m drawn to graveyards. Which is just as well because there are no less than two in the lane where I live …

The New Mrs D – For Daughter’s of Narcissistic Mothers

My novel 'The New Mrs D', although largely comedic in content, has a serious message. When people read that my main character married a man with a porn addiction, without reading further into the book some have asked, 'why would any sane woman do this?'. The answer is that this kind of thing is more …

The New Mrs D – A Greek Travesty

Bearded lady, 41, slightly used, with squishy, puffball belly subtly disguised by low-lying nipples, seeks man with GSOH, porn allergies and willingness to share razor.      As I finished the last pistachio and gazed over the blue Aegean Sea, a promise of marital happiness peered back at me in the form of that annoying …