Busting out of Blog Rehab with Cindy Georgakas!

And for the grand finale to 2021, my fellow blogaholic Cindy Georgakas and I recorded a very special song...lyrics by the brilliant Cindy, who got up at 5am Pacific time to record the song with me! Check it out over on Cindy's website. Then go and have yourselves the Happiest of New Years! Ingrid x

Christmas Card from Carlisle!

I took these photos in Carlisle a few weeks back, but wanted to share them with you now, and wish you all a very Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays/Sweet Solstice, depending on what you celebrate. I hope you find something to warm your heart at this festive time of year! The featured image shows Carlisle Castle, almost... Continue Reading →

Lake District Love Letters #6: Orrest Head

A relatively modest fell, standing only 784 ft above sea level, Orrest Head is certainly worth the 20-minute climb from Windermere Railway station, for the extensive views it provides over the head of Windermere and the surrounding higher fells. When is a Wainwright not a Wainwright? Orrest Head was in fact the first fell climbed... Continue Reading →

Postcards from…Carlisle Citadel Station!

What an exciting day I had with the kids when Flying Scotsman rolled into Carlisle last Sunday. Carlisle's Railway Heritage Carlisle is a historic city, and has been an important settlement from Roman times right through to the modern period. Unfortunately, its historical landmarks are not as well-preserved as those of York or Chester, for... Continue Reading →

EIF Goes into Business!

Exciting news! Experiments in Fiction is now no longer just your favourite poetry and fiction website 🙂 it is also my own small business. This means I have taken a further step towards my dream of making a living from my writing. Of course, the main reason we write is because we love it, but... Continue Reading →

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