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“No swearing please – I’m a church warden.”

Dating trials for racy novelist… As the author of the racy novel Sandstorm, and with another in the embryonic stage, I really should be the mistress of all things romantic, and erotic, in the bedroom and very definitely beyond. However, I am instead wonderfully single. My creativity comes from lingered moments from years before, as …

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Goodness, Facebook has reminded me that today marks 13 years since I published my poetry and photography collection, progress. The poetry was written during one period of my life, the photography taken during another, and yet they came together to create a magical, glossy book. I remember several people crying with the emotion of progress, …