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…

What’s doin…

It’s been a few weeks since I last blogged! I have good reasons, including being out of the country. So, what’s been happening recently? The Writing Project Vlogs have been going well and I’ve planned the next one to be recorded, hopefully in the next couple of days. You can see it either on my…