Monthly Archives: August 2016

Review – Dialing Dreams

Dialing Dreams: A sweet clean 1940s historical romance novelette by Jessica Eissfeldt My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed this short read, which I completed in a single session. The action ebbs and flows. Probably more than that, it … Continue reading

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Book Review – New Moon Rising

New Moon Rising by Anuradha Gupta My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sparkling Words and Beautiful Paintings Almost forty years ago, I lay on my back on a hill-top in Northern Kenya in the middle of the night. For a while, … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Fourteen

17th August – Wednesday Dad’s alarm woke us at 4.45 as it had not been reset from the previous morning. After looking on the bedside table and all over the floor he exclaimed, “Ah, there it is!” and turned it … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Thirteen

16th August – Tuesday We got up at 4.45 and were ready for the bus at five. At 5.30 it still hadn’t come, so I walked across the road for a coffee with Jimmy. The others stayed in the room. … Continue reading

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One old man and his bike go to Rome

This is my old friend, Adge, doing something quite remarkable. Follow his progress.

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Trumpet Blowing. And Why Not?

Ladies and gentlemen, you know me by now. I am not especially proficient at blowing my own trumpet. But seeing as I have a book to promote, I thought it prudent to at least let you know that I̵… Source: … Continue reading

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Swanwick a highlight in many a writer’s year!

This is a really good report of the wonderful week at Swanwick, written by Ann Perrin who was returning after an absence of many years. I was a first-timer this year. It is obvious that we shared a high level … Continue reading

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Wonderful Writers’ Summer School at Swanwick

TW3 – That Was The Week That Was! For many years, my father, Tony Greenfield, has been attending the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School in Derbyshire. He raves about it and has implored me to accompany him on many occasions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Silver’s Book Reviews – “The Iron Pendulum,” by Eloise De Sousa

Originally posted on 🍃Word Craft: Prose & Poetry🍃:
Title:  The Iron Pendulum Author: Eloise De Sousa Print Length: 156 pages Publisher: Publication Date: June 26, 2016 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 1326689983 ISBN-13: 9781326689988 ASIN: B01HYFLBII Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Mystery, Suspense, Murder…

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Twelve

15th August – Monday Oli awoke in great pain and had to lie with an ice pack on his back for ½ hour. We had scrambled egg, lousy coffee,juice and toast with guava jam for breakfast. There were four marine iguanas, … Continue reading

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