Finger sandwiches and baby oil – the strangeness of the English language

The English language is a strange affair at times. Meaning is usually gathered from the words we use in the literal sense; the words and the order they are placed in a sentence tell you what the sentence as a whole means. But we don’t talk and write literally, neither do we hear or read,…… Continue reading Finger sandwiches and baby oil – the strangeness of the English language

Inspiring and encouraging your imagination

Writing can be a lonely business. There you are in your own head trying to entice people into the world you are creating for them – and keep them there – and you’re doing it on your own. This is, of course, a necessity as only you have the story. If the story is so…… Continue reading Inspiring and encouraging your imagination