ICONS

Having discovered hidden treasurers among odd, quirky and sometimes trashed second-hand-casts-off, at our local Oxfam store, eg my Constable plate of Dedham Loch, I have started to visit the place most weeks, perchance to find a treasure; a treasure to me that is! While perusing the shelves, before my grocery shop last Friday, I was … More ICONS

Razed to the Ground

A week ago, tragedy struck! In some ways, this reads a little melodramatic, as no one died, no one was injured, no one went to jail. Still, in a personal way, it was a moment of disbelief and sadness. Our cutest-ever, character hydro-cottage (Kahu Cottage) in Mangakino, New Zealand burnt to the ground. We were … More Razed to the Ground

St George’s Day

This Sunday, 23 April is St George’s Day. For the very first time in my life this day is very significant to me. Besides, George being my Grand-daddy’s name, this Saint features in the latest novel I am writing. This book, part of my Dragons Dwelt Here series, titled Saint George’s Dragon is proving a … More St George’s Day