Monthly Archives: July 2019

Book Review: The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah

The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is unlikely that robots will ever replace the entire complexity of human beings but we are seeing rapid progress in the automaton technology to replace humans for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book review | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter

Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a delightful collection of folk tales. Although translated into English from the original German, the translator has managed to retain the authentic atmosphere of the old-fashioned … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book review | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Books and Bookmarks

I was delighted to take delivery of two packages this morning. The first, from SoloPress, contained promotional bookmarks for my two novels, Eleven Miles and Knitting Can Walk!. I have taken great care in designing these and the quality of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch My rating: 4 of 5 stars The intensity, the deep feeling, the strong relationships, the joys, the horrors, the experiences, the adventures are all described so wonderfully by the author through the senses of Jaffy … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wearing Silk

… the unbreakable bond of eternal friendship and love. Before I open my eyes, I see you. I feel you. I slip out of bed, Naked, yet enveloped by you. I slip on my running shorts, My shirt, my socks. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Personal, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Poetry for Sale

In the last two weeks, I have been for two interviews, both with the same company, in London. I very much hope that I have been successful, as I love their technology and I think that the company culture and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in london, Personal, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Book review: Stench of Death by Colin Ward

Stench of Death – a Short Story by Colin Ward My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story, especially for the mix of characters and their funny little quirks. Early on, a sex worker disappears and one … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book review | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Space Dust

Originally posted on Thoughts by Mello-Elo:
It’s here! My blood, sweat and tears arrived today in the post and I’m so pleased with how it turned out. The setting is as close to perfect as I can get it and…

Rate this:

Posted in Personal | 1 Comment

Book Review: Along the Broken Bay by Flora J Solomon

Along the Broken Bay by Flora J. Solomon My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book gets off to a slow start, with too much description and character background that could wait to be incorporated into the narrative later on … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Changed Energies – Changed Life

Originally posted on Share Your Light:
Lately, I thought about change and development. It happens that people you have known your whole life don’t appear the same anymore. It is getting harder to get along with them or it goes…

Rate this:

Posted in Personal | 3 Comments