Of grief, loss and letting go…

This summer I finished reading The Year of The Rat by Clare Furniss and what a raw, vivid depiction of grief, loss and letting go. Pearl is 16 when her mum Stella dies from undiagnosed pre-eclampsia. There is no goodbye, no time to adjust, but there is a tiny premature baby in an incubator. Pearl … Continue reading Of grief, loss and letting go…

What my family experienced during World War II. And why it matters today

So today as I started mulling over the events in the world and an ever disunited Europe I realised that my French family story is more than ever relevant and felt compelled to write and share. Feel free to share "I start thinking of all the ways we are told, from a very early age, … Continue reading What my family experienced during World War II. And why it matters today

Women Mean Business – Genesis

So back in April 2017, I attended the Women Mean Business event organised by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and was so inspired I wrote a full review that was published on the Chamber's website.  This completely reignited my love of writing and I pretty much carried on writing about everything I find exciting, important, newsworthy … Continue reading Women Mean Business – Genesis