How to Start a Business During a Pandemic

How I launched my Reiki therapy business while simultaneously managing life as a single parent with a chronic pain condition. Incorporating I had a bad couple of weeks with eye pain caused by ingrowing eyelashes recently. It resulted in an emergency appointment at the local eye hospital and a week of antibiotic eyedrops to soothe…

Role Model

I decided to write about role models in terms of my place in the world for my daughters and their friends. I am a role model to my children and their peers, as are all the other adults that they come into contact with. If you think about it, we are all role models for…

Out and About

Being a writer can be a very insular and lonely existence. We spend long periods of time scribbling in notebooks or typing on our computers, and we barely stop to glance out of the window. Of course, being a mother of young children, I have to step away from the computer quite regularly. We spend…

For the Love of Writing

  Some inspiration for my fellow writers, and here’s to an exciting new week!   For the Love of Writing   I stare at the screen My mind is a whirl Words and characters a jumble inside All clamouring for my attention. Where do I begin? I must fill up the white space Get those…

The Writer Loves Books

OK, the title of this post is perhaps a little silly and I am stating the obvious. There cannot be a writer out there who does not love books, but I am open to comments if you can prove me wrong. Anyway, my point is that I love books. I have always loved books. As…