Truth or Dare :: 3

You wake up one morning and look in the mirror only to discover that you have swapped bodies with your partner/child/parent/dog/cat (you choose). Once you get your head round it and start to see the advantages, what havoc would you wreak first? Truth or dare … You’ll just have to lick the window if youContinue reading “Truth or Dare :: 3”

Blog makeover

Was getting bored with my old layout so have updated it to something hopefully simpler, cleaner and less busy. I have also streamlined the page content and any material relating to THE LOST SECRET. Feel free to take a browse. If you spot anything that doesn’t look right, feel equally free to let me know.Continue reading “Blog makeover”

Just sayin’ :: 2

“A lily or a rose never pretends and its beauty is that it is what it is.” Jiddu Krishnamurti

Just sayin’ :: 1

“If evil be said of [you], and if it be true, corrrect [your]self. If it be a lie, laugh at it.” Epictetus

The White Witch

Summer 1979 WITH sunshine levels at least theoretically on the up, visiting season was once again upon us. What little joint social life my parents still had continued to revolve around dragging my brother and I to relatives, what few married friends they had, or to pubs. If they could visit friends and drink, thenContinue reading “The White Witch”

The Good Stuff

If you enjoyed the first two chapters of my as yet to be published memoir, THE LOST SECRET, and haven’t yet signed up to my mailing list at Buymeacoffee.com, just a reminder that that’s where you can access further memoir extracts that will not be available elsewhere until publication of the full monty. The majorityContinue reading “The Good Stuff”

Truth or Dare :: 1

You unwittingly rescue a genie from an old bottle and s/he grants you one wish, or rather one magical power, to use as you see fit. What would it be and how would you use it? Truth or dare … You’ll just have to yodel standing on your head if you choose to decline …Continue reading “Truth or Dare :: 1”

Truth or Dare :: intro

I’m running out of ideas for my blog and social media, so over the next few weeks I’m going to experiment with a little Truth or Dare. The questions will be quite searching, maybe even a little dark on occasion. The idea is to have some fun but at the same time it has aContinue reading “Truth or Dare :: intro”

Deep Impact

Broadford, Spring 1979 MRS BAILEY was a saviour of sorts, though on first sight she hardly looked the part. Clearly retired, her tendency to overblink created an illusion of timorousness. Her enthusiasm as church organist was infectious, even if I found myself stiffening with every bum note. She must have been in Broadford months toContinue reading “Deep Impact”