My week in 5

5. I published my first YA novel, Mabel Hartley A Sapphire Moon in print form 4. I went for tea with my Creative Writing teacher from grade 12 3. I celebrated Mother’s Day by cutting the grass and planting in the garden 2. We got some letters to the editor at the newspaper I work […]

My week in 5

5. picked some lily of the valley from my garden today 4. road my bike 5km outside for the first time this year before 930am & did a 5 km jog last weekend 3. finished my 5th week as a reporter at our local newspaper – still loving working outside the home. proud to put […]

My Week in 5

1.Celebrated my 19th anniversary of my diagnosis of bipolar disorder with fresh cooked oysters and clam chowder dinner prepared by my amazing husband who went and dug at the ocean for our dinner 4. Became a part-time newspaper reporter on human interest stories in our local independent newspaper 3. Planted a woodland garden with my hubby 2. […]

My week in 5

5. the Arbutus treehouse came down, now I have a perfect view from my office to my gate 4. Felt overwhelmed having the kids home. Cried. Then Cried some more wondering who needs a Spring Break two weeks long? Well, clearly, my children do of course, but it takes some doing for this writer to […]

My week in 5

5. Formatted my Word document into an ebook of Mabel Hartley The Crusader’s Hoard 4. Uploaded my ebook to Amazon.com 3. Worked the concession at my son’s soccer tournament 2. Took two French classes 1. Started two ad campaigns for my new novel on Amazon.com  

My week in 5

5. Pink Floyd tribute concert on Friday night where I remembered how much I love electric guitar (and earplugs). 4. Date night with my husband and feeling like we need more time alone to be out having fun. 3. Sickness has left our house – finally! 2. I took my daughter out for a proper […]

My week in 5

5. With awe and delight we watched all the Harry Potter movies this week. We haven’t read the books yet so every night was a revelation. Such a cast, such a story, and such great writing. It really doesn’t get any better than this. 4. I met with my line-editor, Charlotte. Got the first few chapters back […]

My week in 5

5. arrival of this gorgeous print that made my heart sing and reminded me of book 1 and all I loved learning about Marc Chagall 4. We started watching the Harry Potter movies 1 & 2 with my kids and had so much fun rediscovering the stories and the great cast. A note on Jason […]

My week in 5

5. Netflix shows Luther (post to come on Idris Elba) & Brooklyn 99 4. Cable shows keeping me going American Idol and Jlo’s new drama. Where have you been hiding Ray Liotta? 3. Movie Revenant. Wish it had more talking and less long beards. And less dead horses. 2. Art show featuring Gabriola artists Miss Tina […]