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Plots, Ideas and a Lot of Fun

Thank you to Richard Hardie for coming by with your astonishing expertise. What? Never been to Africa? You sure have missed out on life. But I’m very grateful for the tips and glimpses of the real you, revealed in our … Continue reading

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A Treasure Hunt and a Jig-saw Puzzle Rolled into One

Turkey – Final Episode After three days in the hotel doing nothing but play bridge and read (thank heaven for my kindle), it was time for a trip to Perge; twenty euros each for 5 of us. Then it turned out the … Continue reading

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Why New York?

I am delighted to host fellow-kitten, Catriona King once again – I have enjoyed every one of her Craig detective series, and await her venture into a new genre with interest (although I must admit I’ve been guilty of packaging espionage … Continue reading

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Wanted – A Spade and a Pile of Sand

ROUND THE WORLD WALKABOUT Diary Excerpts. Part 8. Canyonlands We broke camp and headed northwards, east, and then south to Moab – a long eight hour drive through varied scenery. Farms, rolling prairie, forest beginning to turn into autumn colours, … Continue reading

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A Man of Many Parts

It is an honour to host fellow “kitten” Tim Taylor today, Classicist, Philosopher, and man of many other parts, some of which we have in common. I can’t wait to read his first novel, Zeus of Ithome, which you can … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time

  My real live editor for BREATH OF AFRICA has now been allocated. “Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.”   … Continue reading

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