This is a new departure for me, writing about a charity. My reason for doing this is to help raise… Read more The Spiers Centre
★★★★1/2 A rich and vibrantly sensual treat. This novel is set primarily on the island of Pate, part of the… Read more ‘The Dragonfly Sea’ by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor – a review
There is a quilt I made on the armchair in our bedroom awaiting a new home as we have just… Read more Reflection of the Genesis of the poem ‘Addict’
He watched the house from the dark beneath the old eucalypt that grew near the wall, waiting for the lights… Read more Invincible
Having made that decision, Mr. Shields set about planning his own wake, with his family and friends around him. Together they created a highly personalised ceremony filled with love and gentle humour that offered everyone a chance to celebrate a life well lived and to say goodbye.
He sat in the interview room, the bright overhead light pulsing into his eyes, adding to the white noise in… Read more Invincible – Part Three
The house had its own language at night, the wind ransacking the roof space or lifting the curtains with a… Read more Invincible – Part Two
He watched the house from the dark beneath the old eucalypt that grew near the wall, waiting for the lights… Read more Invincible – Part One
At the time I thought their reaction ridiculous. I was twenty-eight, and the CD player was the latest craze.
This novel has a lot to offer, a rich fabric woven of strong characters, good dialogue, plot twists and puzzles.