Author Archives: Kerry Mayo

About Kerry Mayo

I have written three novels, I have been published in the Whitstable Women Writers anthology, Place, and the Writers of Whitstable anthology, A Different Kind of Kent, and had one non-fiction book, Whitstable Through Time published by Amberley. I have also had two short films produced and short stories and serials published in national magazines.

The trouble with…FASHION (1)

I’ve reached an age where I don’t know if something is fashionable or not. The other day I saw a woman in her thirties wearing court shoes, jeans and white socks. Is that fashion? Should I be borrowing my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Written Aloud event

Looking forward to appearing at the Written Aloud event at the Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone, tonight. Tickets (£10) still available.

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It’s here – Whitstable Through Time is published!

It is with great pleasure I can tell you my book on Whitstable has now been published and is available through Amazon – highlight the link below and right click.  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Whitstable-Through-Time-Kerry-Mayo/dp/1445632926/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1398586785&sr=8-1&keywords=whitstable+through+time    For the book, I took 90 old photographs … Continue reading

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Slip, Trip or Fall – I’m A Pass Master at All Three

When most people think of slips, trips and falls they may think of icy conditions, little old ladies with fragile hips, carelessly left obstacles. When I think of them, I think of myself. I have a long history with the … Continue reading

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Dedicated Following

I have been a hardy commuter for six weeks now. I have left the house in the dark, I have seen the sun rise over the sheep-spotted  salt marshes of Kent, and I have jostled my way through the woven … Continue reading

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No Easy Breeze

Why is it always raining with a Force 8 wind on the way to work? Is it because we live by the coast? Is our little Dairy Lea triangle of land so exposed to the North Sea elements that the … Continue reading

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Save As Souls

I had a wonderful day on Saturday attending writing workshops and the SaveAs Writers’ Group Shakespeare Competition Awards Ceremony. All were held in the Dominican Priory in Canterbury, a 699-year-old building (big birthday next year), and the cathedral bells actually … Continue reading

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The Early Bird…bumps into trees

     Ever have one of those nights where you just can’t sleep? And then it becomes morning and you might as well get up and deal with all the things you’ve been thinking about?      Big day today … Continue reading

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The Jacket That Didn’t Fit

In our house, we call it Fridge Surprise. It’s where, usually before the need to go to the supermarket becomes really urgent, I open the fridge and make my husband’s dinner from the available contents. It’s a bit like emptying … Continue reading

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Which reminds me…

…of the time we had a talk at school and I came home all excited and told my mum I wanted to pick oranges in the Middle East for the summer (this was 1986). Her exact words were, “I don’t … Continue reading

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