The perfect Christmas gift

Last year, I received the perfect Christmas gift. The Arts Council awarded me a grant to continue teaching a group of people who were recovering from drug and alcohol addiction through St Mungo’s in Hackney. I’d been teaching this same group on a voluntary basis for three months previously. The grant not only enabled me…

Second best

A writer friend Iain Broome asked me to feature on his Write for Your Life podcast about writing the challenging second novel. A new father to twin boys, he was also interested in how I’ve managed it with two young children. You can listen to it here: