Mersey woman about town


Crazy cat lady

I am a crazy cat lady, I know this not only because a friend bought me this for Christmas: …but also for the past week I’ve had the challenge of … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

I’m an Iron Maiden

When I first decided to go to a meeting of my local Women’s Institute, people asked: I hope you know the words to Jerusalem. Is it something to do with … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

White Ribbon (Sun)day

I’ll be honest with you, Sunday is my lazy day of the week. On Sundays I rarely leave the house, get Andy to nip out and get a paper, make … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Wine o’clock

Andy and I went to Asda today because – in his words – we ‘need to get some wine in’. Need, want…it’s all the same thing to us. I must … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Next Big Thing

The lovely Cathy Dreyer nominated me for the Next Big Thing, a writers’ blogging project which asks authors to answer a few gentle questions (good, it’s a Sunday, after all) … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Heard the one about the crime writer who became a catwalk model?

This week has been one of extremes for me. On Monday night I went to a talk by the wonderful author Dorothy Koomson at Liverpool Academy of Arts. Dorothy has … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

Plus North

I had a ball at the Plus North event in Leeds last weekend – you can read all about the fun I got up to at Hello! Magazine online here … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

My Dream of You prizes galore

DJ Kirkby has a new novel out today called My Dream of You (Punked Books), the follow up to 2010’s Without Alice. In this digital release, on a beautiful summer’s … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

What I learned at Crimefest 2012

Until last Thursday, I was a virgin. Not in the conventional sense (is there a traditional way to pop one’s cherry?), instead it was my first time not only in … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Woman ‘flu

You read and hear lots about man ‘flu don’t you, about blokes laying it on thick struggling through the lurgy, whereas women in a similar condition carry on regardless, and downplaying … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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