Clack On (Fiction)

This piece is part of a creative challenge, embarked upon with talented friends. Each month, a word is set as a theme to inspire a piece of art in their chosen artistic field. I have chosen to write 800-1000 words, fiction or non-fiction. This is Januarys submission with the word: MEASURE The wind whipped at the barren landscape with fierce aggression, pushing the anoraked figure … Continue reading Clack On (Fiction)

#1 I’ve Quit My Job | The Freelancing Diaries

I’ve quit my day job. Well I quit it 3 weeks ago… I’ve been toying with the idea of becoming a writer full time for a while now, and the coronavirus lockdowns have given me that push to do so. For the last 10 years, I’ve taken calls and sounded off the classic IT Crowd soundbite; “Have you tried turning it off and on again?” … Continue reading #1 I’ve Quit My Job | The Freelancing Diaries

One Day Soon – Climbing Mount Kenya

This piece was written as a submission for the Bradt New Travel Writer of the Year competition. I didn’t place anywhere in the competition but I’m very proud of this work. This is a true account of my climb of Mount Kenya in July 2017. The competition theme was: I’d Like To Go Back and since we didn’t manage to summit fully, I know I’d … Continue reading One Day Soon – Climbing Mount Kenya