Category Archives: This and That

Fun at the Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival – 2019

Okay, this was my first time attending a crime book festival and wow, what a first! I had the most amazing time. It was lovely catching up with the Bookouture crew and the many author friends I’ve made. Finally, I … Continue reading

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Sketching Laurel and Hardy

Thought I’d share a little about my day with you – just for a change. On Thursdays, I attend a drawing class led by local Redditch artist, Tony Collins and I must say, I’ve been really enjoying it. Growing up, … Continue reading

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The Next Girl Carla Kovach

Originally posted on nigeladamsbookworm:
? When I read the synopsis for this book I was expecting another Police Procedural with a twist of Psychological Thriller. There would have been nothing wrong with that, in fact that is my favourite genre…

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Her Final Hour Carla Kovach

Originally posted on nigeladamsbookworm:
Straight off I’m going to say this is one of my Books of the Year. I was hooked from the first chapter. In 1993 a girl is drugged and raped. In the present day a woman…

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Office Girl

My musings and thoughts of the day expressed in poem form. Not particularly full of form but it is what I feels so here goes. Office Girl You might picture her, behind her desk, filing her nails? After all, she … Continue reading

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“Cheese” by Carla Buckley – September 2011

Your Honour, my defence I have prepared Please understand, may I be spared? Story in my own words I’ll tell From beginning to end of this present hell Policeman’s hat through the door I see No longer if caught, will … Continue reading

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8 office offenders you could do without

I know the following are first world problems and I know they aren’t particularly important, but have you ever had a small niggle, one that has fermented over time into something huge to the point where you feel a breakdown … Continue reading

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