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A Bolt from the Blue

When I began my Australian family saga, The Currency Girls, my aim was to reconnect our immediate family with the story of their Australian forebears which had more or less been lost. All that remained once the previous generation had … Continue reading

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The History We Were Never Taught

Last night we began to watch a TV series on Britain’s Most Historic Towns. It’s now series 3 but somehow we appear to have missed this. It’s presented by professor Alice Roberts and I can thoroughly recommend it. She looks … Continue reading

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Where Next?

There’s a lot of displacement activity going on to avoid editing my new book, I’m afraid. Every day, I promise myself to pick it up again. Tomorrow, I will do it. Promise. This morning, it was so beautiful that we … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

Lockdown again. We could sink into a feeling of will anything get better? It’s been a horrible year in so many ways. However, last week showed that change was possible. What a nail-biting week it was – for us in … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Month Makes

Wow! Four weeks on my new medication and I have no pain. While walking is still a little slow, I have a new lease of life. Steroids have given me a big boost but when the dosage reduces will I … Continue reading

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Growing Old Sucks

It’s a long time since I posted, almost two months. I have been waiting for feedback on my new book and was happy to have the summer off writing and editing. However, for the last month, I have learnt more … Continue reading

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Ramblings Between Edits

Although the summer seems to have gone on for ever locked as we are in our own little world, August 1st marks a turning point. The fine weather, if we are lucky will carry on for two more months. How … Continue reading

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A Panster’s Life for Me.

I have been working on the blurb for my new book. This book is a departure for me because it’s set in the present day – well finishes in the first months of 2020, before lockdown. It’s modern but with … Continue reading

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My WIP has Flown the Nest

Yesterday, I pressed send to my editor. I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that my new book is now within sight of being published in the Autumn. It has been read and enjoyed by one other person and … Continue reading

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Two Edits Down

TheĀ  great news is that I have completed two edits of my new novel. My editor is booked for July, so hopefully the book will be ready to launch later this year. I will be sending it out to a … Continue reading

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