Itsak perches on the edge of the couch, a shy smile on his face. He is short for his eight years but long limbs hint at hint at height to come. I hand him a cup of tea and take my own seat in the armchair opposite. Itsak sniffs the tea, swirling it around in … Continue reading Introducing…Itsak

ROW80 Update

My goals for ROW80 are: read a book a fortnight – I should have finished The Last of the Amazons by now but I haven't. It's not half as engaging as it could be. blog about something other than WIPpet/ROW80 – done: the first in my series on character interviews; a post outlining my current blogging schedule which I've so … Continue reading ROW80 Update


This week has been rubbish. The assignments are piling up and generally I've just been feeling bleh. I wouldn't say I'm feeling homesick as such, at least, not for a place. But this is the week when the reality of months of not seeing all the people back home that I know, and love, and … Continue reading Honestly