Kayaks and seals and jellyfish, oh my

Kayaks and seals and jellyfish, oh my

Kayaks and seals and jellyfish, oh my So my stay-cation hasn’t all been sedentary, it included kayaks. I live on a ridge of rock sticking out, most appropriately, from the Rockies. If you follow it uphill for about 15 minutes’ drive, you wind up on a...
Top summer books

Top summer books

Top summer books Seemed to me that there was a lot on this blog about writing, and since I just completed the 2017 Goodreads challenge, it seemed like a good point to write a bit about what I like to read. I am, absolutely, one of those authors who tends to stare at...
Weird happenings and a new genre

Weird happenings and a new genre

First off, to quote one of my favourite Terry Pratchett characters, ‘I Aten’t Dead.’ But I promised weird happenings, and indeed there have been some, starting with Facebook deciding that my old account that I’d had since 2006 or thereabouts...
Where do you come from? Nationality and confusion

Where do you come from? Nationality and confusion

Nationality and confusion Oh, and I almost missed the only possible theme tune for this post: Rednex ‘Cotton Eyed Joe‘, aka ‘Where do you come from, where do you go?’ I had an innocuous conversation with a colleague a little while ago, and the...
Author: implosion

Author: implosion

Author implosion may be a little over-dramatic. A little. I didn’t wake up next to anyone I didn’t recognise, I didn’t wind up in the drunk tank, and no one had to call emergency services. So why, you may well ask, have I been completely absent from...