Making the room better…

Making the room better…

Talking to a lady today, she explained how to tell if a person is good/right for you (useful stuff for writers). She had been married once before, for 10 years (though says she knew after 6 months it wasn’t good). Her second marriage has so far lasted for over...
A Little Hartland History

A Little Hartland History

As you know, local history is rather becoming my thing… Having spent £14.95 some time ago on a slender pamphlet called “Farthest From Railways: An Unknown Corner of Devon”by R. Pearse Chope (originally written in 1934) I hoped to find out more about the isolated...
Fact and fiction…

Fact and fiction…

I’m undertaking a Future Learn course called Start Writing Fiction. It actually started in January, but I’ve only just found it. The course involves some exercises, so I thought it would be useful to try them out and share my attempts here. Write a...
Searching at Smallhythe

Searching at Smallhythe

The joy of writing books is that research is needed, though it is time consuming. I do inwardly smile when people say they want to write books but are not prepared to put in the time and effort. This is rather like me wanting to paint good pictures. My current book...
Glorious Gothenburg

Glorious Gothenburg

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Chilly was the word when we arrived at Landvetter airport to slip slidey snow, but our views of Gothenburg soon changed. It is, like most places, much lovelier when the sky is blue, as it was for two of our three days, an added...