Monthly Archives: February 2017

Review: Someone Like Me

Someone Like Me by Tom Holt My rating: 4 of 5 stars Someone Like Me by Tom Holt is a bloodthirsty, gripping thriller, which is set in the future but in a world that has regressed into almost primitive times. … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal of My New Book ‘Perilous Path: a Writer’s Journey’

Originally posted on SC Skillman Author:
I’m delighted to reveal the cover design of my new book which is due out soon:The cover was created by graphic designer Annabelle Bradford. Perilous Path: a writer’s journey is a short non-fiction book (106…

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Are You Letting Your Blog Get Out Of Control?

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News  :
If I had children I would do all I could to make sure they never got out of control.  I do the same with my dog, Toby.  When he was a puppy…

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UK Democracy at Work

Trump State Visit – Petition and Debate The people of the United Kingdom are overwhelmingly against President Trump being honoured with a State visit. The nation has spoken. On a personal level, I do not wish to see a man … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: It’s been a mixed week

T I am delighted to be able to invite you to join me for coffee in my kitchen in the brand new virtual home of Nerd in the Brain. We must all thank Emily for taking over the reins and … Continue reading

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The Voice UK – The Best is Over

  Or is it? My view is that the best part of The Voice is stage one: the blind auditions. This is what makes the competition unique. Once the coaches-cum-judges have had sight of the contestants, the rest of the … Continue reading

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An Interview with William Horwood

Originally posted on Fabulous Realms:
I’m delighted to post today an exclusive interview I recently conducted with William Horwood, author of the Duncton Wood series. Dedicated followers of this blog will be well aware of the high regard in which…

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Guest author: Erika Kind – Finding meaning

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Image: Sue Vincent I feel absolutely thankful and honored that our wonderful Sue kindly asked me to write a guest-post for her blog. Her request came out of the blue for me…

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Guest author: Olga Núñez Miret – Apropos of nothing

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Thanks to Sue Vincent for asking me to be a guest and write something for her blog. Oh, Sue, you don’t know what you’ve done. Since you asked me, several weeks ago,…

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How learning French made me appreciate the countryside. Win Win situation.

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I know what you mean about Michel Thomas’s courses, Lucie Novak. They give you a good sense and flavour of his subject language. He certainly taught me that much of the French language is just mispronounced English. No doubt, he … Continue reading

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