My bag and purse style: THAT revenge purchase …

Be prepared for some serious bag talk. Shoe ladies look away now… It was a sturdy plastic lunch box with a cartoon exterior, matching drink…

How to get published and win writing competitions …

Writers, this one is for you, with two book club guests in for a chat on Sunday. This week I’m looking forward to  chat with…

Who do I think I am? I’ve …

This is not really on theme for the blog but my paternal great-grandfather’s story has always been a bit mysterious so I’ve put my investigative…

Zombies at dawn: The director and the star …

I’m usually a bit of a zombie on Sunday mornings but this week I’ll be chatting to some real experts. I am delighted to confirm…

Longridge Palace Cinema: Silver-screen nostalgia at this icon …

The lights dim and as one, with a slight sprinkling of taken-aback laughter, the audience nonetheless rises obediently for a rendition of the national anthem.…

From snapper to writer: Murmuration author Robert Lock …

This week I will be joined by Robert  ‘Rob’ Lock, author of Murmuration. The publication of the novel is a 34-year-old dream come true for…

From Channel 4 to Chorley FM: Ackley Bridge actress …

This was written for Chorley FM – but I’m very much looking forward to chatting to Mel who I have known for years ever since…