Published work

Flash Fiction:


  • 27th January 1995: Every Day Fiction.  Read it here
  • Shoebox: Reflex Fiction, Autumn 2018. Read it here.
  • Waiting: Flash Flood Journal 2018. Read it here.
  • No Mirrors: Reflex Fiction, Spring 2017 published here and in Barely Casting A Shadow (Reflex Fiction Vol 1, 2018)
  • Tilted Smiles: Comps'n'Calls.
  • Bird Music: The Great British Write Off - Timeless Echoes (Nov 2016) 
  • The Truth on the Edge: WriteOnSite
  • Gone: The Best of Café Lit 2013
  • Leaving: The Best of Café Lit 2012
  • Mislaying Medication: Writing Magazine
  • The Widow: Café Lit Flash
  • Beneath the Arches: An Earthless Melting Pot (Words with Jam)
  • Various 75 words stories on Paragraph Planet Sample paragraphs.
  • Monologue: Mslexia
  • 60 word story: Woman's Weekly

Short Stories:
  • Still Life: Hysteria 6 Anthology (2017)
  • The Importance of Shoelaces: Stories for Homes 2 (2017)
  • Chocolate in Summer: Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 2  
  • Sad Old Man: Writers' News (website), Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 3
  • The Depths of Memory: Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 1 
  • Night Call: Voices from The Web Anthology 2012

Non Fiction:
  • The following articles were published online on powderroomgraffiti but are no longer available. 
  • Proceed to Fifty With Caution
  • Boast by Post
  • The Upside of an Empty Nest
  • The Importance of Pasta
  • The Queen of Green
  • Give Me the Money!
  • Some Cheesecake, Dear?
  • Mirror Face
  • Flab or Fab
  • Condolence Letters are Too Late


  • Stream of Consciousness Challenge: Cabinet of Heed. It resides in Drawer Six
  • Condolence Letters are Too Late (revised): Starts at 60.
  • Mining for Australian Literature. Cath Barton's blog.
  • From Atlantic to Pacific: A Visit to Costa Rica. Rachel Gilbey's blog . 
  • Five Days in the Life... Reading Russia on the TranSiberian railway. Rachel Gilbey's blog.
  • Wanderings in Senegal. Rachel Gilbey's blog.
  • Taking the Plunge: in Morgen Bailey's Competitive Edge column in Writers' Forum, June 2018
  • Rejected: Writing District. 
  • Forget Bournemouth, How About Samarkand? Senior Travel Expert website. Read it here.
  • Wading Rivers in Nepal: Roadjunky website
  • Reports for British Voice Association Newsletter and Aromatherapy Times
  • Numerous articles published in The Greenacre Times, a small community magazine.
  • Article for Aromatherapy Quarterly.
  • Book Talk: The People's Friend. 

Competition places:
  • 1st prize: Writing Magazine, WriteOnSite, The Great British Write Off 2016, Senior Travel Expert writing competition 2017, Hysteria 2017, Comps and Calls.
  • 2nd prize: Writers' News
  • 3rd Prize: Words with Jam
  • Runner up: Writers' News
  • Shortlisted: Roadjunky, Writers' News, 5 Minute Fiction,  Bad Language National Flash Fiction 2012, Chudleigh Phoenix 2013, Flash500 Summer 2013, 100 Words of Solitude.
  • Longlisted: Frome Short Story Competition 2014, Reflex Fiction Spring 2017, Ad Hoc Fiction, Flash500 Spring 2018, Flash500 Novel Opening 2018, Australia Writers Centre Furious Fiction Jan 2020, Wordsmag 2020.  

Publications as Editor:
  • Finchley Remembered II, 2016
  • Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 3  (co-editor, 2014
  • Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 2  (co-editor), 2013
  • Greenacre Writers Anthology Vol 1  (co-editor), 2011

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