“Fairy Liquid should be a perfume!” said nobody in the world ever (unless you’re called Rachel Brooker)

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I’ve always thought washing up liquid should be a fragrance they sell in shops. …. I’ve also always thought I should walk into ‘Dragons Den,’ pitching the idea.…. Needless to say? Those two events never happened, and when I told most of my friends about these ideas, they would look at me like I’d just […]

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Feeling Flat? Jazz along to Fleetwood Mac, and you’re a lot braver than you believe….

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Hello, guys. I know it’s been a while, but I’ve had a very difficult time lately. It’s one of those weeks where you ask questions like, “Why did this/that happen?” “When will this feeling leave me?” I’ve had a lot of things going on, and my love of writing is aching to – as ‘High […]

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Imposter Syndrome is spreading. Don’t be the victim! Be vigilant.

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The power of imagination is a gift. It can also be a virus. Let me give you an example. Starting this new job has been wonderful. After all, I have a role that helps children. I’m reading to them, teaching them new words. In the week? I explained about the magic of books (as one […]

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The Golden Egg ball? A bouquet of opulence, and a new lit agent liked my book!

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I always get the jitters when it’s nearly time to – once again – parade around the Big Honk venue. I’m not saying where it’s based, as the event is hush-hush online, but I will say that some mega important faces attend this canape-crazy catch-up-with-friends-and-make-new-ones mish mash of an exciting black tie extravanganza. (Wow, now […]

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