Category Archives: Thoughts

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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The Joys of Spring

Last weekend I enjoyed one of my favourite things. Since coming to the UK from Kenya sixteen years ago, my one biggest challenge was leaving behind our animals and learning to live without any dogs, cats, horses, cows, chickens, geese, in a strange new … Continue reading

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A Visit with Jane Bwye

I’d forgotten all about this interview….. you may pick up one or two things about me on Lela Markham’s blog. She and I go back several years, although we’ve never actually met.  “I like to think that Africa will overcome … Continue reading

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