Blink – Daily word prompt

Not even a  blink of an eye did this alligator make as he came to look at us crazy sweaty tourists on a  boat in a Louisiana bayou. I have always had an unhealthy maybe some would say a morbid fascination with crocodiles and alligators and whilst my greatest fear would be to discover one in water that […]

Entertain – daily word prompt

It takes a very special person to captivate, educate and  entertain but we knew that Abdul had all three of those qualities the moment we met him on a cruise down the Nile organised by Discover Egypt on a Sonesta cruise ship We were a small group of three which meant we had Abdul’s undivided attention as he led […]

Static – Daily Word Prompt

Static meaning still, going no where, not moving, not mobile. My first experiences of travel were motoring down the highways and byways way before motorways and service stations from the Midlands to sunny Hayling Island with my grandparents. The journey was a grand event taking nearly four hours due to slow roads and several stop offs along […]

A chat with author Sue Bentley

Many thanks to Sue for agreeing to feature on the Authors chat’s strand on my blog. Sue writes for both children and adults, her latest book is We Other a dark fantasy novel. Here are a few snippets about Sue…….  Who was your favourite childhood author or book and why were they a favourite? There were many. […]

A chat with author – Angela Britnell

Thank you very much to Angela for agreeing to feature on the Author Chat’s strand of my blog. Angela a romance writer lives in Nashville, Tennessee the home of country and western music but originally hailed from Cornwall in the south west of England.  I asked Angela a few questions about what she likes to read […]

The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher

Cleverly written this wry tale of a closely knit Italian family surprises the reader on every page. Set in Brighton and Tuscany the story is narrated by the two English daughter in laws Maggie and Lara who in their own way find it somewhat a trial being a daughter in law of Anna the Italian […]