Island hopping the archipelago

Amélie Nothomb –  tout ce que l’on aime devient une fiction…. I left Guadeloupe six weeks ago, the same day the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Northern Ireland.  The world has become unrecognisable in a short space of time.  The inevitable boredom of confinement often results in re-reading the pages of my leather journal,…

5 pieces of creative advice

Exactly a year has passed since I was sitting in Chapter One Books, avoiding French Literature revision by writing the ‘Manchester Coffee Crawl.‘   It’s only right I should reflect on this year’s blogging journey and perhaps inspire others to join me.  Today I am yet again procrastinating by writing this post, ignoring tomorrow’s French exam. …