8 Years of Blogging

WordPress have congratulated me for blogging for 8 years today. What. A. Journey. I thought I’d do a little interview with myself for those who don’t know much about this little space of mine. I hope it doesn’t come across as narcissistic… How did this blog start? To think that I started this blog to […]

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Just a blogger?

When people ask what I do for a living, I have a bad habit of saying ‘I’m just a mum’. I even try to prepare myself to answer differently, but I always seem to sneak the ‘just’ in there. But there really is no ‘just’ about it. I am a mum. And it’s a very […]

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Freaking out over public speaking

J.K. Rowling and I should go for a coffee. We seem to have a lot in common. Besides our love for writing, books and our vivid imaginations, I found out earlier this week that we share a common fear. Someone asked the Harry Potter author over Twitter what terrifies her and she replied: Public speaking. […]

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The Vulnerable Me

It’s 2016. The first post of the year. Where to begin? Truth be told, I don’t know where to begin. I find that when I don’t know where to begin, I should go back to the start. Blogging started back in 2011 when I wanted to tell my friends and wider readers about my experience […]

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Ruth the Writer

My blog has been silent for a few weeks now. The busyness of life has crept in once more. I find myself able to take a few minutes to type a few thoughts down on this grey November morning. What has been going on in my life that has kept me from the joy of […]

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The Mustard Seed Podcast: Why I Blog

Hi readers (soon to be listeners)! I have finally been able to record my very first podcast with the help of my tech-savvy husband! Really excited to share it with you. It is a new endeavor and it will take time to shape, but I hope you will ‘tune in’ and support me in this! […]

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Blogging or Flogging: When Did Blogging Become a Crime?

As a blogger and a writer, I cannot help but feel a little on edge at the rise in violence against bloggers and writers who exercise their human right of freedom of speech. I write about my Christian faith and I have the freedom to do that – at the moment. Freedom of expression is […]

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