Category Archives: Thoughts

Sitting Pretty

It may seem so to some people. Here I am on my swivel computer chair in my bedroom/office, (I use a cushion, which saves my ailing back a little) while hubby reclines on his NHS riser/recliner chair in the sitting room. … Continue reading

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Time to Re-start

Today is my birthday, and tomorrow is the book-signing of my third novel. Fifteen years ago the thought of becoming a fully-fledged author was an impossible dream, which I was encouraged to commit to paper. I was over sixty, for … Continue reading

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Our Good Ole NHS

There’ve been times, recently, when I have been tempted to write to the local press, denouncing all the frightening adverse publicity about our NHS. They have been absolutely wonderful to my husband. Nothing has been too much trouble. And I … Continue reading

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Three Things I’ll Give You…

Two, you’ll have to earn – I have some exciting news. My new book is coming out next year. There’s still a long way to go. Things like the allocation of an editor, agreeing the cover, and settling the launch … Continue reading

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What’s a Webinar?

Let’s face it, we writers want nothing more than to huddle down in our lonely corners and be creative. However, a supportive publisher can make such a difference to our lives. We know we have to move out of our comfort zone and shout amongst … Continue reading

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They’ve Tied Themselves Up In Knots.

Deja Vu? Here’s an article I wrote for Kenya’s Karengata Chronicle on June 9th, 1984. Thought it might make you chuckle… If I were a Martian, up in my satellite monitoring the people and events on earth – earth, that little pinprick of a … Continue reading

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Riding Out

I started on a donkey. At school I lived for my riding lessons, and had to write my Kenya Preliminary Exams with my left hand due to breaking my arm falling off a horse. Heaven happened when at the age … Continue reading

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