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Manjus – a podcast about food and courage

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As you may know if you read any of my recipe books, I’m a massive foodie, and Brighton is the very best place to enjoy such a range of cuisines. So when Manju’s opened down the road from me, I …
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Top 10 Veggie & Vegan food in Brighton

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Brighton & Hove is veggie heaven. From great-value takeaways, to a pioneering wholefoods store, and high-end gourmet cuisine, plant-focused eaters never need to go hungry down here on the south coast. Here are my veggie must-visits.
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3 ways to meet deadlines without FREAKING OUT

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It’s the end of the first month of January – and I have not given up booze, dairy or moaning. I didn’t even bother trying. But I did – as you’ll know if you’ve downloaded my guide to having a fab …
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Roll on 2017 – 5 dazzling ways to welcome the new year

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How are you feeling about the new year? For lots of people I know – and for me – it’s roll on 2017 after a year that could best be described as absolute pants… (ahem) mixed.

For the last decade, I’ve spent a few hours at ‘Twixtmas’ reviewing my year, and making plans for the new one. I love the ritual, but this year I’ve had mixed feelings. Like many people, I reckon I’ve had my fill on 2016. Yet as I got stuck in, I realised even my regrets – I’ve had a few – help me see what I want more on in the new year.

Get those fireworks ready… Here’s how to shake off the bad times, and let the good times roll…
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#next6months

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If you know me well, you’ll know I’m a bit of a goal-setting obsessive. And because it’s July 1, it’s a good time to take a look at the first 6 months of this year, what’s working and what’s not! …
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Cocktail Hour Book Club a Cointreau finalist!

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Cointreau Dare Dream Create

I am thrilled to announce that the Cocktail Hour Book Club idea I’ve been working on behind the scenes has been selected as a finalist in the Cointreau UK #DreamDareCreate grant scheme. The idea – to create a club/podcast combining …
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Make your dreams come true – new audio

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To accompany my free ebook about making your dreams come true (see this post for details), I’ve recorded an audio guide chatting through how I do it and you can listen below. I’m a huge fan of taking time each …
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Make your dreams come true 2016

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How would you like to make this coming year the best it can be? I have a free guide to help you, whether you want to write, create, travel or realise your dreams… I’m a huge fan of taking time …
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Writing Conference & Gift ideas

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Well, my agent currently has my new novel, and I’m waiting for her final suggestions, but in the meantime, I’ve been working with chums here in Brighton on our FIRST ever Beach Hut Writing conference, happening on March 12 2016. …
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