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Fabulous, awe inspiring, calming. Nature at its most wonderful.

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still learning

Still learning to move photographs from one file on my computer onto my website. Not sure until I publish if it will work. Technology can be frustrating compared to the process of creative writing. I can rewrite a scene a … Continue reading

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writing again

After a great few weeks travelling I was expecting to be overflowing with story ideas and gems about people and incidents seen during the travels and indeed I have loads of ideas…principally how to incorporate my Holly Day and Lucy … Continue reading

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Home on the horizon

After a trip to England to visit where I was born, where I grew up and lived as an adult before migrating, to Australia, it was awe inspiring to feel the pull of country and how important my roots are. … Continue reading

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Finding ‘stuff’

Non writers invariably ask, “What do you find to write about?” The writer generally sighs inwardly and politely before the usual response of, “Everything is around us.” So true and yet having ‘stuff’ that can be written about is not … Continue reading

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New book, new dreams

A long time since I wrote on here. I have been busy trying to sell my first novel and been involved with a lot of work for community theatre. Yet now I am busy writing my second novel. It is … Continue reading

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What’s in a word

Reading a book about America reminded me of an old friend who described anyone he neither trusted nor liked  as “Goddam snakes in the grass”.  Usually these were politicians or con men (same thing?) He also included fundamentalists of all … Continue reading

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Life and times of a writer

  What a kind greeting I received from the Probus group at Ocean Shores last week. A lovely spot overlooking the ocean which, momentarily, made me seethe with envy but…I have my trees which I also adore on our plot … Continue reading

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Book reading

I will be reading excerpts from my book at Noah’s Arc, Lismore on Thursday December  5th. 5pm. All welcome. See you there.  

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you can’t please them all

Met up with some ‘old hippes’ the other day who said, laughingly, that I had given hippies a bad name in my book, DAY AND KNIGHT-The Case of Missing Things. This statement was accompanied by broad grins and flashing twinkles … Continue reading

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