Tag Archives: The Saturday Secret

New land…

It’s been months since I joined Instagram. Yesterday, after months of trial, getting cross, error, and giving up, I finally worked out how to get pics onto my account. You have to use your mobile phone. For someone hopelessly devoted … Continue reading

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Feel-good fiction for Doctors without Borders… special offer!

It feels like a long time ago since February, when my charity anthology, The Saturday Secret came out, published by Fabrian Books. 2017 profits from this book are going to Doctors without Borders, who do excellent work where it’s needed … Continue reading

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A Bookish Happy Easter

  Easter. Chocolate eggs. (Or they’re more often chocolate bunnies, here in Switzerland.) Springtime in the garden.     And, for most people, a few days off work and plenty of time to read. So especially for Easter, here are a … Continue reading

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LAMBS!!!

Yesterday (Saturday), I was sitting in a bus on the way up to town. All was peaceful. Until a woman, complete with grandson, got on and sat down nearby. The little boy would be three, maybe four, and he immediately … Continue reading

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The Sound of Sirens…

February has been an memorable month here by the lake in N.E. Switzerland. It started with a yearly event… One day at the beginning of the month, I was stepping out the front door of our apartment building and wishing … Continue reading

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Cheers, slàinte, and prost!

It’s a triple book celebration today here in N.E. Switzerland – one of them entirely by coincidence. First of all, happy publication day to The Saturday Secret, my first-ever feel-good, romantic-ish collection of short stories. I’ve been wanting to do … Continue reading

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Books Without Borders….

Standing in my living room this morning, I can see into three different countries. Switzerland, Germany, Austria. It’s fun, living in borderland. In summer we take the ferry across the lake to Friedreichshafen once or twice a month, to stroll … Continue reading

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#andnowforsomethingcompletelydifferent

I’ll never forget the first time I saw my name in a magazine (school mags excepted). It wasn’t actually the name that gave me such a thrill because in those days I used a pen name – it was the … Continue reading

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