lessons for life

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 →

Readers Questions Answered

In a frank and honest interview Allison Agius attempts to answer the questions her readers have asked over the last few months.

 

Have you been writing since childhood, or did the bug strike later? 

I wrote my first… Continue reading →

Mirrors & Reflections…

Reading from The Lost Voice

Last night was the launch of my new book, The Lost Voice, I will stop banging on about it soon, I promise…anyway, the launch was last night and the messages from people, the feedback from people, the support and effort… Continue reading →

How would you cope if you could hear everyone’s thoughts?


That’s what Kate Gregory, the protagonist in my latest fiction novel, The Lost Voice, has had to face every day of her life.

Writing the book was an interesting experience, and it obviously got me wondering what this would be… Continue reading →

Sh** Happens…

images-1I had rather an unpleasant encounter this week which left me reeling, or is that thrashing, in another person’s venom.

I sent out a blanket invitation to ‘like’ my writer Facebook page, and hovered over the button before pressing it,… Continue reading →

The Dream Revolution

I genuinely overheard the following conversation in a ladies toilet between two women as they were leaving:

‘I finally got rid of it’

‘What?’

‘That octopus’

I didn’t get to hear the rest of the story, but it left me… Continue reading →

Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

It's all about the ride!

It’s all about the ride!

A classic book which, according to the Independent recently, was rejected 121 times by publishers before it finally became a classic.  We writers can take some small comfort from that.

In the recent bank… 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!