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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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

Originally posted on Cycling the Via Francigena:
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. Charles M. Schulz So, I suppose you might be thinking why cycle from Canterbury to Rome? I’m not…

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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!

Originally posted on Ann Perrin:
Swanwick Writers‘ Summer School is the oldest residential writers’ conference in the world.         2016              They say never go back and I have not attended Swanwick Writer’s Summer School for about…

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