Category Archives: Personal

Scatter my Ashes

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I…

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The Old Mill – Released!

Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
A stench lies on Avebury, New Hampshire. It isn’t something that one can smell, it is more of a psychic soot polluting everybody’s mood. No one recalls when it arrived, but there…

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Book Review: Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness by Molvia Maddox

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
It is with great sadness and heavy heart that I report the death of Krystie, a very courageous and inspirational young lady. I worked with her mother, Molvia, at the time that she published…

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A Very Special Carrot Ranch Rodeo

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Many of you are familiar with the wonderful Carrot Ranch contests. I’d like to share this very special one with you and encourage you to enter: Sue Vincent is one of those special bloggers that inspires…

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Book Review: Naked Truths by Karen Botha

Naked Truths by Karen Botha My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was OK and it was an enjoyable read. It could have been so much better though. The ideas behind the plot were good and, like any good … Continue reading

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TV Series Review: Death in Paradise

It is hard to believe, but we, in UK, are already two episodes in to Season 10 of this wonderful series! It is such easy viewing. There is nothing challenging in the story lines, so it is good to sit … Continue reading

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Interview with author Teagan R. Geneviene

Originally posted on e-Quips:
Teagan, blogger and author of the Delta Pearl a serialized steam-punk novel, is publishing a fantasy novel Dead of Winter on Saturday, January 2. This is an interview about her new book and her writing. 1)?…

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Book Review: Fatherland by Robert Harris

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
Fatherland by Robert Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars What an excellent book! The version that I read was a twentieth anniversary edition of Robert Harris’s breakthrough novel. In the forward, he explains…

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Book Review: Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night – compiled and edited by Stephen Jones

Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night: 10 Scary Stories to Give You Nightmares! by Stephen Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed all ten of these entertaining, spooky stories. There are contributions from Ramsey Campbell, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, … Continue reading

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Book Review: They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen

They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen My rating: 4 of 5 stars The chapters of this book switch between the stories of the main protagonist, Hannah, her mother, Corinne, and one of the therapists in the The Meadows psychiatric … Continue reading

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