Driving home yesterday afternoon, just as the sun was edging towards the exit and the sky was a warm grey-blue, Alan said, “I will never get sick of Northumbrian skies.”
His words reminded me of Tuesday afternoon. I was home alone and the light was starting to go, so I went to draw the curtains and, [...]
Yesterday was not my favourite day ever.
Nothing went disastrously wrong, or anything. It was just one of those days where everything got a little bit on top of me.
The novel is going really well, but the downside of that is that I’m spending quite a lot of time in a world where people are dealing [...]
Something that’s really noticeable (or, I suppose, really difficult to see) about living in the north, after twenty years in London, is real, thorough darkness. 350 miles up from our old home, it’s properly dark by 4pm, and the low population density means low light pollution means you know it’s dark.
What I love about the [...]