I posted some time ago that I hoped my latest novel, Dawn Rainbow, would be out before the end of the year. Sadly this was not possible. At the moment the draft is languishing on my computer, refusing to let me print a readable copy for proof reading. I can't seem to get the computer, … Continue reading New Year and New books.
Life keeps getting in the way of making progress with the next book. I am forever having to get back on track only to be derailed again. I do hope to have my 4th book out by the end of October. I will be looking for readers to give me feedback before it goes live, … Continue reading Absent for too long.
Bugs galore, friends or foes? I seem to have developed an allergy to insect bites. Years ago a bumble bee got trapped in my trouser leg, and in its frustration, stung me on the ankle. Having lived in Africa most of my life, it never occurred to me to get medical help for a sting. … Continue reading Bugs Galore, Friends or Foes?
I am struggling at the moment with nature taking over my garden. I am not a perfectionist when it comes to plants, but sometimes there is a limit as to how much control wild plants can be allowed to spread. This is especially difficult to explain when some of the wild flowers are stunning. These … Continue reading Nature ruling my garden.
Sunshine has made a huge difference in the garden. It makes it hard to get on with revising my next book, but is lovely for guests to enjoy now that the B&B is open again. Rosa Lutea Banksia is at it's best, an Akiba is twining through it with a contrasting deep red/purple flower. And … Continue reading Garden waking up
In the last few years I have spent more time in hospitals visiting loved ones than I had ever expected. The hospitals ranged from The Children’s Hospital in Bristol, The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, The Bristol Royal Infirmary, Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, Franklyn Hospital in Exeter, with short forays to the community … Continue reading Praise for the NHS
On Monday 7th November, Peter will have his last round of Chemo. Still a long way to go to the end, but one more stage in his treatment is complete. I am having a one day Kindle promotion of my most recent book. Grab your Free copy now. No need to own a kindle, download the free Kindle app … Continue reading Celebrating. And a one day Free book give away.