‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…’

So it turns out I was named after Daphne Du Maurier’s most successful and well-known novel Rebecca. R-E-B-E-C-C-A, that is my real name. I wonder how many others have been named after beautiful literary classics. And I wonder how many literature loving females have been named after a deceitful and deceased, adulteress guilty of incestuous activity? […]

‘If this is another call from PPI…’

I do not have PPI. I repeat, I do not have Payment.Protection. Insurance; mainly because I haven’t got a loan, credit card, car or finance for my non-existent car or mortgage. In fact it’s a definite salt-in-the-wound situation with PPI, who text, email and phone me almost to spitefully remind me that I have nothing. Almost everyday. […]

Becoming a writer: Putting pen to paper (electronically)

Ok, so it’s taken me a while to get this blog off the ground. I’ve been meaning to start writing for the past few weeks, but things just kept coming up. Like vacuuming and emptying the dishwasher and applying for jobs. The truth is, I’m a little nervous; nervous about bearing my soul to the […]