Inventing our stories: Telling it the way it should be, not the way it was

This is a retelling of the old Romany version of Cinderella. In this one the young woman has a magical mossy coat instead of a fairy godmother. She also has a mother who has strange ideas about parenting and how to deal with men. But at its heart it's still the same old sexist nonsense.… Continue reading Inventing our stories: Telling it the way it should be, not the way it was

Friendship, determination and fun

As you may have noticed, if you follow my Instagram or FB page, recently I’ve been utterly in love with my mountain bike. I’ve been riding a bike for years, for fun, for a burst of adrenaline and as a commuter. It’s part of who I am and what I like to do. After buying… Continue reading Friendship, determination and fun

A wee story for the lockdown: Locked Down with Lindsay

So, it goes like this- there’s a global pandemic and a third of the world’s population is under some form of lockdown or social restriction; schools are shut down, people are queuing for food, hospitals are overflowing. If I’d written this as a plot premise last September it would have been just another piece if… Continue reading A wee story for the lockdown: Locked Down with Lindsay