Buy Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? on Amazon 1. Tell us a little about your chapbook Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? and the inspiration behind it? Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? is my first published book and I am so proud to … Continue reading An Interview with Elfie, author of the chap Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her?
The Doll Factory By Elizabeth MacNeal Pan MacMillan Amazon // Waterstones // Silas is a loner, somebody who is a taxidermist. He is on the fringes of society of London in 1850. Iris is a dissatisfied young woman who works for the horrible Mrs Salter, long hours painting the faces of china dolls at the … Continue reading Grim, Gripping and Excellent Story Telling. The Doll Factory by Elizabeth MacNeal.
Loneliness comes in various guises. Sometimes you want to connect, to talk with somebody. Desperately wanting to know someone is willing to talk with you. Sometimes it’s that ache of needing to be hugged, because it’s been so long. Other times it’s just wanting a laugh and forgetting you live half of … Continue reading Does technology make us more or less likely to be lonely?
When I stopped drinking, it was the first fortnight which was the hardest – and the first few days were downright horrible. I remember walking from my house to the bookshop, which was about a mile away, feeling grim – but determined to see if I could get hold of a book on going sober (which turned out to be a really good idea). I was about day 3 in to my alcohol free adventure, and it felt like more of an ordeal than an adventure at that point. I came home, lay on my bed, shed a few tears of self pity and then opened up the book.
When you’ve been drinking pretty much every day – even if it is just half a bottle or a bottle of wine – your mind and body craves it. It takes a while for the alcohol to leave your system, so…
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