My Marmite Book

Allison Agius joins us for the second part of a two part interview to discuss her latest book USED launched on 13th November



We heard last time that you started writing very young.  Why has it taken… Continue reading →

The Launch of USED!

In the first of two interviews, Author Allison Agius talks about writing, her life and her new book USED.



When did you start writing?

I’ve always written stories, even as a child, but I wrote my first book when… Continue reading →

Find Your Happy

I am reaching a milestone in my life and inevitably it makes one reflect on the last similar milestone.

When I entered my forties I tore up my life and threw all the pieces in the air.  Don’t get… Continue reading →

Going in the wrong direction…?

It’s been just a little over seven months since we moved to Garden House and our family of two has extended to eight with the introduction of Hunter in December, four chickens in March and our latest baby of the… Continue reading →

Chicken Sh*t, Bluebells and a New Love

The more astute among you will have already spotted the developing theme to my blogs since moving the country, and I guess it’s inevitable. This time it comes with our new arrivals: chickens.

Meet the girls: Sally, Simba, Anouska and… Continue reading →

Why I wrote The Lost Voice…

For me the book is all about accepting who you are, and I think it’s something most of us struggle with at some point in our lives.

When I looked ‘out there’, everyone seemed to know where they were going,… Continue reading →

Cow Sh*t, Daffodils and Martial Strife

If you follow me on Facebook you’ll know that a month after we were married, my new husband arranged for the last of our wedding presents to be delivered from one of his farming relatives: cow muck for the garden.… Continue reading →

Sheep S**T, Snowdrops and Shoes

A couple of days ago I let Hunter off his lead for the first time since we got him.  As he’s a bit deaf I have to catch his eye to get him to come to me, but there’s… Continue reading →

A Month Later…

It’s a month on since my last blog and my how things have changed.  I’ve exchanged my heels for gardening boots, my long beautiful nails are a distant memory and I rarely do my roots.  I’ve gone native!… Continue reading →

A Week in the Country

It’s been an interesting week.

On Saturday the move goes quite smoothly thanks to a couple of friends who help us move in on the day, and make sure we have facilities to eat, sleep and bathe before they leave.… Continue reading →

About me

Allison Agius lives in the North East of England with her husband.  They have five children between them. 

When she’s not working or writing she spends her time riding her Honda Hornet (in the summer), running (in the summer) and eating chocolate!