You’ll never know unless you try

I don’t know why I struggled so much with this writing challenge, as I am always collecting quotations that inspire me. However, when I think about the best advice I’ve ever received, the line that kept coming to mind was: ‘You’ll never know unless you try.’ My mum says it a lot, and it’s a … Continue reading You’ll never know unless you try

14 Highlights from 2014

2014 did not get off to the best start. In fact, it didn’t get started until May. Then it had another little snooze and woke up in October. It was at once the best and most boring year of my life. Luckily it’s finishing on a high note, and it is the good times I … Continue reading 14 Highlights from 2014


This week has been mental. I’ve been reading Station Eleven on my many train journeys around Central Scotland. It is about a post-apocalyptic world following a pandemic, so it isn’t exactly the lightest reading material. Then we had the referendum on Scottish independence on Thursday, and it’s safe to say that caused information overload and … Continue reading Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Clare Fotheringham MSc? Yes, that’ll do nicely…

For the last 9 months, Lauren and I have been busily working away towards our MSc Publishing degrees. As number 12 on my list of 13 goals, I thought it particularly fitting to let you know what we've been up to! As well as attending the London Book Fair earlier this year (read Lauren's post … Continue reading Clare Fotheringham MSc? Yes, that’ll do nicely…