Monday, 12 October 2015

Jake Bugg and The Beatles

From left: Tom, Jack, Jake, Grant

 Last year to celebrate 50 years since the release of The Beatles' 'Hard Days Night', US GQ took these brilliant photographs of Jake Bugg, his cousin Grant, and Jake's band Jack and Tom. I know this shoot is over a year old now but I still think the photographs and the styling are as amazing and refreshing as ever, so today I just had to share.






Have a great day
X

Ps. Thanks to GQ for the pictures.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

The Paperback Writer Blog

It's been a while since I've refreshed this blog but after finding this gorgeous and appropriate photo on the Novella Award 2015 website I was smitten.
Writing and Coffee.
Perfect.
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Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Autumn & Writing

There is something very special to me about autumn.
It features in almost everything I've written as an adult; not just published work but unpublished too.
There's something inspiring about the smell of wood fires, dark nights and cool winds that creates a certain atmosphere in which to cocoon my characters. 
It's the food that inspires too. Hearty stews and soups. Country pubs and open fires. Mulled wine and Champagne.
Halloween.
Bonfire Night.
Clothes too. Cosy socks and coats. Bobble hats and scarves. Snuggling up from the harsh wind outside and anticipating the festive season.
X

ps. Thank you for all the photographs I have borrowed to create this post x

Fizz Time

It's been a slightly testing evening, so now the kids are calming down (and me!) I think I'll settle down to a little glass of fi...