Etymology: Crepes & Pancakes

I used to have a food blog. Sometimes, I would discuss the origin of different ingredients or learn the difference between certain types of similar ingredients. The other day, I found myself wondering what the difference between crepes and pancakes is, if there is a difference at all. And as …

Magical Books: Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott books were a childhood favourite of mine. Her most well-known book is LIttle Women, popularised more recently by the 1994 film starring Winona Ryder. The film, and many versions of the book, include both the first and second book in the series, Good Wives. The plot follows …

Encouraging Thunder Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Encouraging Thunder Award by Sylvia Heike. Sylvia blogs about her writing and publications. She writes flash fiction and short stories, and has a novel on the go, too! Her blog also highlights writing magazines and talks about social media. Pop over and say hi sometime! The …

Stuff I Like: Wildfowl & Wetlands

Back to something non-writing related now. I’m a member of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) in the UK. The WWT have nine centres over the UK, and I live not too far from the centre at Slimbridge. I’ve had membership for three or four years now, and it means that …