Category Archives: March 2011

Foreign Flavours Welcomes Submissions

Last year I joined Writers Abroad, an online group comprised of ex-pat writers. We’re living in countries around the world, all settled away from our homelands. I’m enjoying the community and also benefitting from sharing information and critiquing work with … Continue reading


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If You’re Irish Come Into the Parlour…

…draw up a chair to the fire and lose yourself in a book. You don’t really want green beer and overcrowded pubs today, do you? Take a break from the festivities and enjoy some Irish culture. Even if you’re not Irish, in honour of St Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Christina Courtenay’s Scarlet Kimono

When I visited Manchester one weekend last October I took the opportunity to attend an Evening with Bernard Cornwell at the Royal Northern College of Music. Standing in the queue, waiting to enter the auditorium, I overheard 2 women behind me talking about … Continue reading

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Spiritual Scribblings In Senior Times

This week is starting out right – mild weather and bright skies. It’s put a spring in my step. I feel like I’ve left winter behind. Ok, so I’m an optimist…But I’ll remain so until the next onslaught of wind, … Continue reading

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My Favourite To-Do List – My Reading Pile

Ireland and Britain are celebrating World Book Day today. There’s few things I enjoy doing more than reading and I always have a pile of books waiting for me – I just need more hours in a day to get through them … Continue reading

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Sandy Sims Strategy for Creative Thinking

 Today I’m hosting a question and answer session with Sandy Sims, author of How Frank Lloyd Wright Got Into My Head, Under My Skin And Changed The Way I Think About Thinking, A Creative Thinking Blue Print For the 21st … Continue reading

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