An interview with David Robertson – The Wee Flea

Ever since I asked David if he wouldn’t mind helping me answer an atheist on my blog, I have been fascinated with his writing and engagement with others in the public sphere. From being attacked for his views on social media to being banned on Twitter, David is no stranger of being at the centre […]

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An interview with Lynn McCann – disability, faith and inclusion

I’m really excited to have interviewed Lynn McCann – we both have a heart for those with disabilities and enjoy writing! She shares with us her story, her work with those with learning difficulties and much more. Thanks Lynn for joining us here! Tell us a bit about you and your faith journey! I became […]

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Watering the grass

Wow. You are all really kind. Seriously. My last post had many of you sharing words and even songs of encouragement to lift my spirit. I received comments on the blog and on Facebook, texts, calls and even visitors. My intention was not to cause people to worry about me, but I am very thankful […]

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A Short Tribute to the Craft of Writing

Sitting here at my nice new desk at home I feel like more of a professional writer somehow. I have a desk and everything. That’s pretty big stuff. However, actually getting down to writing something has become a struggle recently. I feel like there is a big chunk of nothingness in my mind and absolutely […]

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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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Writing When It Hurts

Sat at the keyboard, all I want to do is curl up in bed, pull the duvet up over my head and sleep. Before I fall asleep I would probably shed some tears. I cry – a lot. It’s part of me expressing that inward ache of deep sadness. Rather than yelling, I cry. Rather […]

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Five Years of Blogging

Today marks my 5th anniversary of blogging. I have written about all sorts of topics including: Bruce Almighty, becoming a wife, Auschwitz, the homeless,  the Highway Code (or my version of it at least) and so much more – check out the archives on my the right hand side of my home page. A lot has happened […]

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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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