Category Archives: Locations

Going #Green Gets Mean

Re-visiting Brighton in 2020 was something to look forward to, but for the unfamiliar motorist, it could be a trip laced with peril. The weather was perfect; a crisp frost, an expanse of clear blue sky with not a cloud … Continue reading

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Escape to the French Riviera

Imagine a retreat in the French Riviera, an area of such beauty and not just that; a place to unwind totally, learn meditation, yoga and discover a whole new lifestyle. With life on a downward spiral, since my husband’s mum … Continue reading

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Eulogy to a Special Friend

In loving memory of Barney You were one of two brothers in need of a loving home. When we met you at the rescue Centre in Liss, the moment you trotted through the door, your chocolate brown eyes met mine … Continue reading

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Bright ‘n’ Breezy 2019

How Traditional High Street Shopping can be a Feast for the Senses (re-blogged) January is a pretty dismal month for all of us but if there is one highlight for us, it is the Bright ‘n’ Breezy 2019 backgammon tournament. … Continue reading

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A Short Break in #Wales

Funny how our travels often take us to the homes of famous writers. In June 2014 we visited Grasmere in the Lake District, home to William Wordsworth (famous for his poetry, “I wandered lonely as a cloud.”) July 2016 is … Continue reading

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Riches and Rags, a Day Trip to #Brighton

Brighton is a town of Colour Today’s post is a recapture of a recent trip to Brighton. I’ve been visiting this town since my early teens, in fact it was 1980 when I was first captivated by the quirkiness of … Continue reading

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Reflections of Christmas 2017

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat. There is something a little extra poignant about that song, which I can’t define, Christmas being the one time of year that stirs … Continue reading

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The 1990’s, Princess Di, MC Hammer (not to forget the recession)

Well – I am over half way through the final edit of Retribution (Phase 1), Book 4 in my crime noir thriller series, based across the decades of Britain… 23 chapters have undergone a complete editting process with only 11 more to go, to deliver … Continue reading

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Visit to the Surrey Hills (Teaser) – 3rd January 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE and this is my first blog for 2017. So I’ll kick of with the latest progress on Book 4 Retribution. It was at the end of the summer I finished my first draft… but unable to leave any … Continue reading

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Revisiting London Episode III – October 19th 2016

With the first draft of Book 4 Retribution undergoing a complete overhaul, it’s time to re-visit my research from our recent trip to London, where part of the novel is set in Chelsea. The year is 1993 and one of the … Continue reading

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