Update Time

Friends, If you’re reading this direct on/from the blog, take one last long look around. If you’re reading via RSS or email, click on through to get that final glimpse. Because all going well, this will be my last update before we push the button on the all-new, snazzy website. My current and traditional (cough…

13 Year Blog Anniversary

There are parts of the early days of parenting that can’t be easily forgotten. Take my second born, for example. Riley was an infamously picky eater, and I mentioned this here on the blog on occasion. Cheese, plain pasta, tomato sauce, yoghurt and potatoes (fries) were his five staples. And even then not always. January…

Creative Struggles, or, How I’m Doing the Best I Can

Here we are, halfway through winter. I thought I’d give an update on an experiment – or challenge – I’ve somewhat quietly (until now) kept to myself. Except for newsletter subscribers, they know. (You could get advance news too, if you sign up. No pressure.) As I waited on feedback from manuscripts and competition pieces,…