Category Archives: I Lift Up My Eyes

O Israel!

Let’s change track now, to a topical venue. With the coming of Christmas, this little part of the world is the focus of millions of people around our shrinking globe. I went there in 2010, a place I’d always wanted to … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award!

I am honoured to be nominated by the distinguished Nancy Jardine for the ‘One Lovely Blog Award’. The award recognizes bloggers who share their story or thoughts in a “lovely” manner, giving them recognition and helping them reach more viewers. … Continue reading

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Life Has a Habit of Kicking You in the Teeth –

– And sudden sickness in a thriving relationship can turn everything on its end. I’ve seen it happen. An accident or serious illness strikes, everybody rallies round at first, and being the centre of attention and empathy helps, but it … Continue reading

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Breaking The Mould

There’s a well-known adage in the writing world; once you’re onto a winning streak, you should continue in that mould, churn out best-seller after best-seller, as that’s what your public demands and what your publishers require, as they rub their … Continue reading

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Writing In Different Genres

The word “genre” was never in my vocabulary before I tried to sell BREATH OF AFRICA to agents and publishers. I am now aware that it provides a convenient means of categorising the misty art of writing books, so that … Continue reading

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