There’s been a lot of discussion recently about removing statues and destroying parts of our history because it’s contentious. The sad fact is that most of our history is contentious, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be taught. In fact, it’s all the more reason why it should be taught. Our history is the path … More History we shouldn’t forget.
First, a recommendation. If you love science fiction/techno thriller, Spectral State by Senan Gil Senan is for you. It was my favourite book of 2019, and I read some really good books. Grab it while it’s only 99c. This was my 5-star review: Wow, just WoW! One of the best books I’ve read for a … More Special February book recommendation, freebies, and discounts for my lovely subscribers!
It’s been a busy few months. First, I decided to write a ‘How-to’ book, my first excursion into non-fiction writing. I’m an artist as well as an author, so writing a book about painting watercolour seascapes seemed like a good idea at the time. It has been a steep learning curve – six demonstrations, each … More Busy, busy
This watercolour was inspired by an early morning walk to a little patch of common ground near where I live. The teasels were silhouetted against the sky and bushes, and the twittering of long-tailed tits betrayed their presence as they flitted from bush to bush. I look out for them every spring as they move … More Long-tailed tits on teasels