This is a place about many things.You can read about the many things or find out about me, Rosalie.

You can also find out about a book I wrote and published, The Castle — Diary of a Lost Woman: A modern gothic story of myth and misadventure.

That’s about it, really. It’s a blog, not an action movie.

“What place would be better for us than this? Who wants us, outside of here? The world is full of terrible people.”

We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson

My beautiful stepdad Tom passed away on Boxing Day. We took turns to stay with him, to make sure he was not alone and to advocate for his pain management and other needs in his final week, including on Christmas Day.

These words and photo shared with my mum’s permission

Huge congratulations to all members who have celebrated writing successes recently, including Caroline Reid, @GillianAnders16, Judith Steele, @theloveofwords, @CharlieArchbold,@debbizo, @KathrynRwReese, & Debra May Silver!

Read on:

Here is yesterday’s instalment in my continuing book journey. It was a long road to get here, so we continue our walk together. It’s nice to have tiny goals.

Here she is in a sweet little spot in the hills.

#booklove #BookJourney

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