book review, Books, Reviews

Books read in December 2017

There was a definite festive slant to the books I read last month but with everything Christmas going on, I only managed three novels and one non-fiction book: I love a good lifestyle book especially when they look pretty in photos! Tanya's Christmas is a festive how-to guide with crafts and recipes and lots of… Continue reading Books read in December 2017

inspiration, Life, Musings

Dear 2018

It's that time again when we look back on the year as a new one begins. I must admit I'm not sorry to see the back of 2017! On top of my thyroid issues, someone drove into the back of me giving me whiplash and I had to go to A and E twice, having… Continue reading Dear 2018

Books, Fiction, random acts of kindness, Writing

Random Acts Of Kindness Chapter One

I'm thrilled to share the first chapter of my new book Random Acts Of Kindness, a novel in four parts, as a pre-Christmas treat for you guys! I would love to hear what you all think, and please do share far and wide! I hope you enjoy ... Victoria xoxo Chapter One The endless green… Continue reading Random Acts Of Kindness Chapter One

Fiction, inspiration, Musings, Writing

How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Once you have an idea for story, the next step is to decide how you're going to tell that story. I've ended up using two very different ways of telling a story for my first two novels. The Second Love Of My Life, which was published last year is written from the first person perspective… Continue reading How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Books, cover reveal, Fiction, random acts of kindness

A Gorgeous Set Of Covers

My Random Acts Of Kindness series has a full set of lovely looking covers now hurrah! Each cover has a little picture that has a role to play in the story and I just love all the colours. I think the covers really match the cosy, country, up-lifting vibe of the story and hopefully you'll… Continue reading A Gorgeous Set Of Covers

Films, inspiration, Musings, random acts of kindness

It’s A Kind Life

I can't believe that I haven't watched It's A Wonderful Life before now. I always see it on Best Christmas Movie lists and I thought it was about time I picked up a copy and gave it a whirl. Who doesn't love a festive film? I'm so glad I did. It's A Wonderful Life is… Continue reading It’s A Kind Life