Boaters respond to Trust consultation

Here’s a taster of a recent article I wrote for Towpath Talk.  Boaters Respond to CRT Moorings Consultation On 24th January the Canal and River Trust invited canal users in the south to comment on some proposed changes to the maximum stay times at popular visitor mooring sites. The consultation ended on 1st March and…

Waterways World: The Timber Tradition

“There is something about boats that have history, individuality and have been worked by the hands of different people over many decades.” Last year I visited Bates Boatyard traditional sideslip and dry dock facilities and spoke to Jem Bates about the unique services his company provides. It was a fascinating interview and I could have…

Why did you start a business?

I seem to read a lot about the importance of finding ‘me time’ as a mumpreneur. The advice is often to schedule in some time to do something you enjoy; read a book, have a bath, or see a friend. The reality is very different. Sadly my default ‘quality time’ is often flopping exhausted in…

Be yourself – everyone else is taken

My clients at Ace Inspire, Erica and Antonia, have created a new blog called Ace Vie. It’s about  health and beauty, life changes, big decisions, writing, money and relationships. It’s right up my street so I’ve written a couple of guest posts for them. In Abundance Manifesto  I wrote about my friend Star Khechara who wrote a…

I Won Something!

What a lovely surprise I had the other day when I was blog of the week on the NetMums bloggers network. As my eldest daughter started school for the first time I wrote a little memoir piece about the day I ran away from school, when I was five years old. *** When I was…

What the Clients Say

I have had a flurry of nice emails lately, from people who have been pleased with my work, so it seemed only natural to share them on my website 🙂 “At a recent Finance subcommittee meeting your work was recently mentioned…Your contribution albeit brief was very strongly praised – seriously thank you for your enthusiastic…

Towpath Talk August 2012

Life in the Controlled Zone

So, as you laze around drinking cocktails and getting sunburnt in August (we can dream…) be sure to pick up the August issue of Towpath Talk to read. My article Life in the Controlled Zone is on page 100, and looks at what life is like on the London canals during the Olympics. Did the…