Lately, there has been a lot of hype surrounding solar energy and its role in saving the planet. So is this the time for you to take the plunge and put solar panels on your roof? If you factor in the costs and their reduction,… Read More »Intelligent Analysis Needed Before Purchasing Solar Panels
There are different types of pavers available, and choosing the right one for your project can be a daunting task. You have to consider the type of material that will be a good fit for the project. Gardens require constant maintenance and attention. Taking good… Read More »Your Most Essential Guide towards Pavers
Soil testing is a study that is practised on the ground before designing a construction, also called a geotechnical study, and with it the type of land where it is going to be built, characteristics and properties are defined. What is soil testing done for?… Read More » Soil testing or study: what it is and why it should be done before building a house
I was reading the ‘labels’ section down on the right hand side of this blog this morning and chuckling about how well the list of words described me (or at least how I like to see myself). An edited selection of the list: authenticity, bad… Read More »Which fifteen labels would you use to describe yourself?
More than 1000 people entered a competition to win copies of The Blue Handbag over at Goodreads. After the competition ended, I started sending these people friend requests, letting them know about my quarterly newsletter (which always has free articles and a competition to win free books)… Read More »That fine line between letting-people-know-about-my-books and being-bloody-annoying
My next novel, Thaw, features the diary of Ruth, who’s given herself three months to decide whether or not to carry on living. On the 1st of March next year I’ll start posting her diary here, so you can read the entire novel for free. I’d like… Read More »Thaw Blogsplash – blogger’s help needed…
The spring season is around the corner again, which means that you can get into your gardening hobby any time soon. If you have ideas about using a completely new design for your garden, you can use these tips to improve your landscape design. Having… Read More »5 Landscape Design Tips to Get Started with Gardening
I’ve been feeling excited over the weekend as I’d made an impulsive decision to do some extra training. The course felt like the perfect training for me for a number of reasons. It felt like it would solve a few problems, and bring a great… Read More »What is your body telling you?
This is Michael Kimball. He made me cry. He didn’t step on my toes – that would have been tricky because we’ve never met. He didn’t say my books were rubbish (not yet anyway, but he is going to be one of my First Ten Readers).… Read More »How Michael Kimball Made Me Cry (The Blog Tour)
Growing your own vegetables in your backyard is an efficacious way of eating healthy. Many people take up this hobby in the hope of growing their own organic vegetables, but it does not always turn out to be fruitful. Vegetable garden maintenance is a lot… Read More »5 Tips to Maintain Your Vegetable Garden