Dear Santa, I want a red cottage with white trimmings. And a lot less sun rashes.

After the humidity and heat in Beijing I was longing for some pullover summer vacation in Sweden. Yeah right. Sweden’s experiencing a heatwave like no other. Where’s my +18 degrees and rain, my moody country men complaining about the bad weather and the overfilled indoor playhouses? Not here, that’s for sure. Instead the sun’s shining […]

Embarrassment alert, budding teenage behaviour & house point drama

I realised today that if my girl ever needs a personal cheerleader, I’m your woman. Hell yes I can spur on any crowd or participant and seriously crank up the excitement level of any reveals. Including those of earned House Points at my daughters school… You see today was her “End of year” ceremony and […]

Writing moods.

I think I’ve started on, at least, four books during my lifetime. All completely different. Just like I’m a mood eater, I’m a mood writer. No joke when I say that if you’ve watched the movie “Inside Out”, you’ve found the holy grail to my writing – if Joy’s in charge I’ll go funny, sexy […]