Tag Archives: Petra

When Sales are Poor…

Sometimes people fall into a business without much thought. Authors, for instance  write books, and we only realise we need to be business-like when sales are poor. Can you turn a hobby into a business? Lucky you, if you love … Continue reading

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Dreaming – That’s The Secret.

I just love Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony….  As a child I used to sit and dream on the window seat gazing out over the hills of Africa, humming to the beautiful music. DREAMING…. that’s the Secret! Do you love to dream? … 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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In Six Hours … the world will change

A big welcome to new friend Raymond McCullough today. I, too, have visited the Holy Land, and a chapter in my most recent novel (HERE) draws on that experience. But Raymond is a far more prolific traveller – and author – than I. He loves … Continue reading

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The Jewel of Jordan

We trudge for two and a half miles through the dramatic Siq, leading to the ancient Nabataean town of Petra. A narrow passage through the rock. Mohamed urges us from one talking point to another, barely waiting for stragglers before … Continue reading

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