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.
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.
Evening sunshine bringing out the best of the autumn colours.
This passion flower decided that getting entangled with the overhanging wisteria was not the way to go.
I hope that anyone who got a free copy of The Mallaig Link will sign up to find out about future book gifting days. Anyone out there who is not a kindle reader, let me know what format you would prefer and I'll see what I can do. Or alternatively you could check out the … Continue reading There is a free book on offer this week.
New Year 2016 It is very strange how life takes one by surprise. I had written, Breathless, a book about a family dealing with a long-term illness, and the stresses and strains that it put on the extended family. When wrote that book, I had happily never been in a similar situation so had to … Continue reading New Year 2016
AN EXTRACT FROM BREATHLESS. "Now about Christmas..." Clare gulped with surprise. Christmas had been a taboo topic all their married life, with every detail left to her, from the decorations to the food and also buying and wrapping all the presents, including her own. "Christmas?" she asked, wondering why he should so suddenly be thinking so … Continue reading Christmas presenting new challenges.