I Wish for…


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Wish and dream, gaze out to sea

Hope and believe, it will come to me!

Catherine xxx


The Power of 3


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The magic of 3

The threefold Lore

Everything happens in 3

3 was considered the number of harmony, wisdom and understanding.

Past Present Future

Birth Life Death

Beginning Middle End

3 is the number of the divine.

Sweet Jasmine, Blood and Magic is number 3 from The Sweet Jasmine Series!

Love books about witches, vampires and little black cats? Love The Sweet Jasmine Series!


Summer Read

Would you like something magical to read on the beach during your summer holidays?
Do you love stories about witches, vampires, magic, romance and a sprinkling of drama?

Then try out the "Sweet Jasmine Series," available through Amazon and easy to download via your Kindle. ( Perfect for the beach )

"The leading ladies are enchanting to say the least, but don't be fooled by the magic Hansel and Gretel- style breadcrumb trail of sweetness and perfection. I have paved a yellow brick road, to lead you down a path to somewhere you didn't quite expect!"

Set in London, enjoy the dark twists, dramatic turns, yummy recipes located throughout the book, and fall in love with…
Adrianna Jasmine Mariposa Poppleapple Forthright-Punch!

Catherine xxx




For my third book Sweet Jasmine, Blood and Magic, I needed a place that had a reputation for being haunted, old and full of history. A place suitable to house…The Order, home to the “Prestige.” After research courtesy of Google, I chose Maggs Bros Limited, an old London house with a chilling history. 

I’ve never seen the building in real life, I couldn’t tell you what street it’s in. But then one day out of the blue, I stop, I stare and my goodness there it is! I’m standing right in front of it. Spooky, yet brilliantly coincidental. 

Catherine xxx

Sweet Jasmine’s Plum Pudding 

Although plums are commonly known as a summer fruit, Adrianna Jasmine associates the little purple delights with Christmas. Perhaps she’s a fan of The Nutcracker #sugarplumfairy


8 ripe plums, quartered and stoned

Pinch cinnamon

zest 2 lemons

4 tbsp brandy (optional)

100g soft butter

100g light brown sugar

2 eggs

100g self-raising flour

50g ground almonds

3 tbsp flaked almond

Clotted cream, to serve


Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Pop the plums, cinnamon, lemon zest and brandy together in a bowl, then leave to marinade. 
Using an electric whisk, whisk the butter,  eggs, flour and ground almonds until everything is combined and smooth. 

Tumble the fruit into a buttered shallow baking dish, spoon over the cake mixture, then sprinkle over the flaked almonds. Bake for 35-40 mins until browned and cooked through. Remove from the oven and serve warm with clotted cream. 

Perfect for Christmas Eve whilst reading Sweet Jasmine, Cakes and Magic by the fire. 

Catherine xxx