The Writing Mum

Here’s to Magic Mums

It’s National Storytelling Week this week. It’s also the week my Mum turns 70. I find that quite fitting. After all it was my mum, like many mothers before her and since, who introduced me and my three sisters to the magic of stories. Mum, full of warmth and love, her full bosom the perfect… Continue reading Here’s to Magic Mums

Published Fiction

Shatter the Silence – the Same Online Journal – Issue 12.1, August 2018

I remember peering around the doorway watching each plate shatter, splintering into a ceramic snowstorm at the hands of my mother. For some reason my memory has omitted the sound. I see her mouth open wide, her eyes and nose dripping. I see the droplets merging with the flying debris as she furiously throws her… Continue reading Shatter the Silence – the Same Online Journal – Issue 12.1, August 2018

The Writing Mum

Inspired to be Phenomenal on Another Ordinary Day

Oh my... I have a story about how Facebook does sometimes have it uses and doesn't only suck the soul out of your body and the time out of your day... It was a regular morning, I set my alarm for 6:45 with good intentions to rise before my children, to write in a notebook entitled… Continue reading Inspired to be Phenomenal on Another Ordinary Day