New Story: The God of the Gastropods
My first drabble, ‘The God of the Gastropods’, has been published by Black Hare Press. You can check out this tiny new horror story here! And it’ll appear in this e-book anthology in January.
10 Movies to Watch in a Heatwave to Cool Down
Scientists think we may be able to experience 'temperature contagion'. Humans are really good at mirroring other humans, so if we see that someone else is cold, we may start to feel colder ourselves. With that in mind, I've compiled a list of ten movies to cool us down in this June heatwave.
Monthly Challenge – March to June: Online Teaching
At the beginning of the year, I decided to set myself small monthly challenges for my blog. This fell by the wayside as the UK went into lockdown due to COVID-19 and my teaching workload skyrocketed. But we’ve finally reached summer half-term 😊 so I thought I’d write about my experiences of teaching online during the pandemic. Hopefully, someone will find my reflections useful.
February Challenge – Puppy
I have a new puppy. He's a three month old border collie and his name is Kim (after my first dog who was a beagle/foxhound cross). But his name is also sometimes Walking Imp, Demon, or The Poo Machine.
January Challenge – Making Ratatouille
This month, I made ratatouille. Yes, I know it's not the season. No, I don't care. I've been vegetarian since I was about twelve but I've never made this meal - a miserable oversight I wanted to correct.