I had to go to the embassy in London last week. It was silly really but my passport needed to be renewed, and I finally decided to go ahead (after 8 years of marriage) and change my name. Cue dramatic music. I suppose I should have done this ages ago, but… my professional name would … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
As featured on DriveTribe.com A car-enthusiast-adjacent's take on the 77th Goodwood Member's Meeting So last weekend while the Mistress kept warm and dry and unmuddied, we went down to the 77th Goodwood Members Meeting. Last year I missed it because I was knackered on the Saturday and we got snowed in on the Sunday. I … Continue reading THE MADNESS OF A CAR WEEKEND
Despite my past musings about memories, I know that mine is pretty darn good. It’s funny what can trigger it too. A lemon blossom on a tree in a pot in the Georgian part of Hampton Court Palace last weekend smelled like my childhood. I was suddenly transported to being 10 years old on our … Continue reading It’s a Matter of Taste
Last week I spent three days at the London Book Fair and two days working on a project in a day-job setting. In between, I kept up on marketing and promos for the book, my charity social media posts, regular social media posts, and tried to keep up on my work in progress, the next … Continue reading Reading to Write
Rethinking the 'long haul' ride. As featured on DriveTribe.com Click here to see all the fun pics. Freedom—it’s the best part of owning a car. Go where you wanna go, do what you gotta do. I think the classic road trip is a mixture of needing to get somewhere and enjoying the ride. When I lived in LA, road trips were … Continue reading Road Trip?
Seven years ago, my family had a full year of loss. Taken from us were one of my siblings, a cousin, an aunt, a dear friend of the family, a beloved mentor, and my grandmother. Blow after blow, throughout the year, each new death hit us, and then at Christmas we got the news that … Continue reading Dread Anniversary