Happy Christmas!!

Eat, drink and be merry with those you love.

At least, that's my plan for the next week (or so) as I'm back in the UK seeing everyone and also doing a spot of relaxing too.

I'm going to take some time off over Christmas and New Year to try and finish the draft of my novel. I'll be back soon with my stories from South Africa, announcing an exciting new project for 2015 and no doubt some more playlists, some words of writing inspiration and other ramblings about life in Amsterdam and beyond.

If you'd like to read some of my favourite posts of this year,  you can find many of  them in this post, or for something meatier why not get your hands on one of my story collections... they're still on sale on Amazon and you can read Shy Feet for just 99p!

(Photo of our "pet" gorilla. He's really a hefty doorstop but we liked his furry feet too much to put him on the floor and he so keeps an eye on us from beside the TV. You can find other animals like him - we also have the French Bulldog! - here.)

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before starting a family with her Australian partner. Frankie is the author of three short story collections, and is a freelance writer for travel and creative brands. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her two young sons around Amsterdam.
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