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10-minute Free-Write Challenge: The Memory of a Physical Injury

Pain, once subsided, is soon forgotten. You might talk about how painful something was, but you don't truly remember the exact feeling you had at the time you were experiencing it do you? I had an accident coming up to 12 years ago this summer. I was 11 weeks pregnant at the time. The fall caused ... READ the POST

10-minute Free-Write Challenge: The Kindness of Strangers

Have you ever fainted? I saw it happen many times at secondary school - usually in assemblies when someone would keel over. It was quite comical, though not really, as it can be dangerous for the poor person who has actually unknowingly fallen over. Although I often felt faint, I never blacked ... READ the POST

On new responsibilities and getting back into the routine

I'm watching his every move, looking for signs. Does he need the toilet? A nap? Has he slept too long? I worry about leaving him. Will he be ok if I go out of the room for a moment? Will he sleep through the night? Getting ready to go out anywhere seems to take an age. Have we got everything? ... READ the POST

On staying positive and moving forward

Yesterday, I offered our summer house up for free on a Facebook forum, provided the person could come and take it away and make the area safe. Within minutes, it was a bunfight and I was inundated, but I sold it to the first person who said a definite yes (I thought) and DM'd me with all the answers ... READ the POST

End of Year Madness, Moving on and Becoming a Showbiz Mum

Here is my weekly round up for #LittleLoves. I like writing this post because it makes me appreciate that although it's a very busy time of year, the things you manage to do over the course of the week are all worth the effort you put in. It's only when you are reflecting back on them that you ... READ the POST

50 Things That Make Me Happy

I finally got around to doing a post that the lovely Renee from Mummy Tries tagged me in. It's called '50 things that make me happy' and I thought it was such a lovely positive thing to do that I didn't want to pass up the chance to join in. As it happens, Renee is also featuring me on her blog ... READ the POST

What Others Are Saying

"You're an amazing author. My daughter has read all your books 3 times. Thank you for inspriring her!!
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:40+00:00
"You're an amazing author. My daughter has read all your books 3 times. Thank you for inspriring her!!

"Nicola listened to and understood our wish to evolve our message along with our brand. Her copy was always succinct,...
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:13:38+00:00
"Nicola listened to and understood our wish to evolve our message along with our brand. Her copy was always succinct, accurate and grammatically correct and we were able to upload it to the new site without significant revision."

"Nicola is responsive and intuitive while delivering projects in a timely manner."
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:13:54+00:00
"Nicola is responsive and intuitive while delivering projects in a timely manner."

"You have really inspired her to write and create stories. She was very taken with your book the Time School."
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:06+00:00
"You have really inspired her to write and create stories. She was very taken with your book the Time School."

"Nicola encourages the children to think about things in different ways and to be more creative and descriptive in their...
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:19+00:00
"Nicola encourages the children to think about things in different ways and to be more creative and descriptive in their writing style."
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