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Evening of Empowerment

I am very much looking forward to being one of the three invited speakers at Orange Rose Agency’s Evening of Empowerment at the Red Lion Hotel in Basingstoke on Tuesday evening. For my part, I shall be talking about the … Continue reading

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Free Novels for Black Friday!

Although I believe that “Black Friday” is just a marketing invention to dupe the masses into accepting an extra sale period, I am entering into the spirit. For just one day only, on 24th November *, you will be able … Continue reading

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Review: The Double Comfort Safari Club

The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I just love all of the characters in this series, even the ones who are a little bit miscreant, and I always enjoy the little … Continue reading

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Eleven Miles – more touching reviews

It fills my heart with pride and joy when I read reviews of my debut novel, Eleven Miles, which tell of the real reflection of life and society in remote African villages. This is exactly what I was trying to … Continue reading

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UK Southern African Empowerment & Cultural Workshop

On 14th March, I had a wonderful time at the UK Southern African Empowerment & Cultural workshop in Grays, Essex. I reported on that day at the time (see this blog post and this one from Eloise), but here are the videos … Continue reading

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African Empowerment Workshop

Are you interested in the culture and people of southern Africa? Now is your big chance to find out more by participating in our Southern African Empowerment and Cultural Workshop on 14th March at St Thomas Hall in Grays, Essex … Continue reading

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Review of Eleven Miles from Drifter

Great debut novel This is an enchanting 4 and 1/2 star story of a young girl’s struggle to overcome some fearsome obstacles in order to gain an education. The story is set in Botswana and the African sun shines out … Continue reading

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