My third month at home

I haven’t updated for a while, not because I’ve given up being open about what’s happening, but for more physical reasons, which I’ll explain in a moment. However, momentous and terrifying and exciting changes are happening and I couldn’t not post, so however long this takes to type (3 days), I’ll get it out there…

Why I wrap

I guess this post has been a long time coming. It’s something I get asked about frequently and while I’ve explained bits and pieces here and there, I don’t think I’ve ever actually sat down and compiled the whole list of reasons. The first thing you should understand about wrapping is that it’s a journey.…

My heart hurts

Reading the news today made my heart ache, a hollow pit in my chest cavity slowly filling with a tumbling nausea that didn’t have an outlet. If you don’t follow me on Twitter or aren’t a friend of my personal profile on Facebook, you probably won’t know that I wear a head scarf. It’s not…

On body image

For one reason or another I’ve been thinking about this for most of my life, but lately it’s had a resurgence into the forefront of my mind and I thought I’d write about it. It came up recently because I’ve really got into Alisha Rai’s books and her main female characters are so…normal and real…

The Refugee Crisis

It’s a rarity for me to comment on politics and world events, but this is one of those occasions where I find it hard to stay silent. I’m not one for confrontation and avoid it wherever possible, so this blog post is my way of reasoning out a rational monologue about the news that has…

A round up of the news

I had a lot of news so I thought I’d just put it all in one blog post 🙂 The biggest news is that I’ll be publishing a new book soon! Saltire Rising, my recent MS, will be published either in late July or early August. I’m still in the final editing of it and…