How it all began
Our Story Time, my shop and blog, is inspired by my favourite moment of the day, when I read to and with my children. A quiet hush falls over them and they nestle in close, smelling of lavender and sweet orange and warm skin, and together we read, escaping into an imaginary world of fantastical lands, full of wild and spirited characters, where anything is possible. It's the simplest thing we can do together, and yet it unlocks so much.
Our Story Time captures these moments of simplicity, the thoughtfulness that creates everlasting memories, and embraces living beyond aesthetics, with purpose and intention.
I'm so glad to share it with you,
work with ME
I am an award-winning published author of short stories represented by the literary agency Bell, Lomax Moreton, and also an award-winning former national newspaper journalist for the Guardian and Observer.
My freelance journalism work appeared regularly in numerous national publications, including The Times, The Independent, New Statesman and Psychologies magazine. You can find more of my personal writing in my weekly long reads over on my blog.
I also have broadcasting experience, having appeared for two years on the BBC Asian Network’s Drivetime show with a weekly live radio slot. I’ve also appeared on BBC Women’s Hour and the Grow With Soul podcast, where you can hear me talking all about Our Story Time.
If you’re looking for a voice to write or speak on simple family living, writing, creativity or motherhood then contact me and let’s talk. I’d love to hear from you.