If we’ve ever spoken for more than 7 minutes, I’m likely to have brought up the Artists’ Way by Julia Cameron. I thought it was worth trying to explain what and why it is. If nothing else, this should make me more able to articulate its importance in the future. So what is it all […]

If I’m honest I joined Escape the City’s Idea Accelerator programme last summer because I was terrified of quitting my job as a City lawyer.  I hoped that being around others who had made, or were preparing to make, a similar “reckless decision” might normalise the whole thing for me. This basic objective was fulfilled […]

I have recently completed beta version 2.0 of my debut novel: the Unexpected Adventures of Ammerella Twigg. In the summer of 2017 the first beta version of the book was as ready as it could be.  I wanted to get some distance from the story as well as some objective feedback before the next rewrite. I […]

As the train pulls away from Paddington Station, it dawns on me that I am no longer a London resident. After 7 years of living and working as a lawyer in the City, I am moving away. I would be lying if I said I’d enjoyed every moment.  However, without London, I wonder if I […]