Category Archives: Personal

#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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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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Originally posted on Lucie Muses:
I am a city girl. I grew up in the centre of Prague, and wanted to stay there. Trips to my parents’ country weekend cottage bored me. I was happy to sit indoors and read. They…

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#weekendcoffeeshare: In which I remember my Mum

It was a novelty to spend a week in my home country after three weeks of travelling on business. I concede that a week in Naples, Florida, followed by a a week in Barcelona and then another week back in … Continue reading

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Eighteen Years!

Hard to believe It is eighteen years since my beautiful Mum died at the relatively young age of sixty-five. It was only eight weeks from when she received her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer to the day that she left us. … Continue reading

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