Monthly Archives: May 2016

COSY

Our prolonged Indian Summer is over at last. It’s six o’clock; I’ve just come in from taking the dog for a walk around the block and my nose feels like it has frozen and may well snap off as it … Continue reading

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ART STARTS WITH NOTICING

I am a member of a Council of Adult Education book group, which means that we get  boxed sets of books – with reading notes and list of suggested questions – delivered, therefore none of us have to scamper around … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY

                                    Late in life  – we, her children, don’t quite know when – my mother wrote several mysterious, beautiful poems. This one was … Continue reading

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CRIME WAVE

I’ve been reading nothing but crime novels all April. It’s no coincidence that this crime wave is happening alongside an intense period of work on my new children’s novel. It’s not a Verity Sparks mystery and I’m loving making the … Continue reading

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