International Women’s Day 2023
The 8th March is International Women’s Day. The movement started in 1911 and is a global day celebrating women and their social, cultural, economical, and political achievements. IWD also calls to action the need for women’s equality – for a world free of discrimination, stereotypes, and bias. IWD is part of Women’s History Month and…
Write on the Tyne current projects
I’m delighted to be involved in two local projects, both with phenomenal north east services. Walking in the Footsteps of Walker Women is a project delivered by Pottery Bank Community Centre, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Write on the Tyne has been commissioned to teach creative writing and is assisting local women to…
The Power of the Pen
I’m grateful to be delivering a number of courses of my Writing for Wellbeing training to women in the North East. With thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund, the courses are connecting women, allowing them to develop their creative expression, and tell their story! Here are some of the amazing quotes created from a…
It was amazing to feature in California based publication, Shoutout SoCal. I got the opportunity to talk all things, Write on the Tyne, as well as chat about my published books. Additionally, I had the chance to talk about the brilliant “Toon,” my hometown of Newcastle! Check out the full interview and photos at the…
Veterans’ Voices anthology developments
The Veterans’ Voices book is progressing, with accounts from the wonderful heroes at Operation Veteran. We are scheduled to publish in early November, for a launch on 8th November at Newcastle Library (all welcome). The interviews have been so diverse, emotional and an absolute privilege to document.
Veterans’ Voices Project – Interviews
The collection of our local heroes stories is well underway for the anthology Write on the Tyne will produce, in partnership with Operation Veteran, North Tyneside. Listening to the veterans tell their accounts of their time in the military is moving and a complete honour. I’m so excited to see the final book!
New Writing Project
I am delighted to share that I have received funding for Write on the Tyne, to work with local veteran service, Operation Veteran. I will be documenting the voices, reflections and stories of our local heroes: their experiences of conflict and camaraderie, trauma and strength. The accounts will become an anthology book, published through Write…
A great week at WOTT
It’s been a brilliant few days at Write on the Tyne. I delivered the first of five scheduled sessions to an inspiring, creative group of women at Recovery Connections, delivered a wonderful session in North Tyneside for the amazing LEAPS group and held my first 1-2-1 coaching session with a magnificent individual. On top of…