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Say It in a Single Word.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how often many words are used to camouflage things. Laziness, shallowness, deceit… Almost any nasty thing you can think of. 211 more words

But Everyone is so Much Better Than Me...

I am a very competitive person. I don’t often get upset when I lose, but I sure do like to win. I like to win at board games, at video games, and in sports. 580 more words


Stuff the Words in Wherever They Fit.

Well, folks, here’s hoping this blog post will publish itself eventually. I’m housesitting in an amazing waterfront home with amazingly bad internet access. Hence the missed post on Tuesday. 641 more words

'In the Lamplight' - background #3 - The Harefield Flag and Anzac Quilt

So many stories came to light during three years+ of research. Each one worthy of its own book. The Anzac Flag and Harefield Quilt are two objects that captured the patriotic mood of the time. 378 more words

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Sketchbook Sundays

If you are at least somewhat familiar with my work, I’m sure you will have noticed that I don’t shy away from vivid colours. In fact, it’s difficult for me to resist throwing my favourite colours into the mix when I’m making art! 194 more words


New Fiction

It seems like it has been ages since I’ve published anything new. In fact, I doubt it even just seems that way and actually has been ages. 295 more words

The Writer's Life

'In the Lamplight' - background #2 - Harefield and early inspiration

What were the first seeds of inspiration?

After years of researching and writing, it’s interesting to look back at how a book started. The idea for… 766 more words

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