I never leave the house during the week, except to go to a lovely Thai Restaurant, called the Somtam for lunch on the Askew Road. I also pick up and drop off the children at their school. I do all my shopping online and venture forth occasionally to see a local hairdresser. This life suits me, as I’m a writer, and quite enjoy the peace and quiet.The only other place,...
For five years our weekends and most holidays were spent at a tiny rented coastguard cottage on the Solent. It was in a row of ten, with shared gardens, and neighbours with petty issues, but it was amazing to be by the sea. Having said that there were long expanses in the mid winter when we simply didn’t use it. We couldn’t face the drive, the weather, the wind and...
Kate Morris is a freelance writer, author of two novels and mother of two children, Jude 9 and Belle 6. The Seven Year Itch was published by Penguin in 2009. Kate writes a marriage column for the Life Section in the Times on Mondays and her third novel, Seven Summer Days, is due to be published next year.