After a rigorous interview, I landed my first job at the then Diagnostic Laboratory, Symonds Street, Auckland in the 80’s. I was fresh faced, straight out of school, when I and two other girls, started our training in Bacteriology Department. The laboratory was around the corner in Mount Street, just metres from Wakefield Maternity Hospital … More Katie Smith, Where are you?
My husband and I, our four daughters and our baby son gathered around the breakfast bar in our small, but newly renovated kitchen, Devonport, New Zealand in 2001. Up for discussion? What has God got for our lives going forward. We had spent eight busy years in Gisborne, where the last three of our daughters … More Southampton Bargate 165/850
Last week my husband and I were locking up our Victorian terrace here in Southampton. If you know much about terraced houses in the UK, you’ll know that the houses were built with each pair reflecting each other. Meaning each door is about 300mm apart from the neighbours! On occasions, as you can guess, … More Lurking in Our Neighbour’s Garden
The blog I wrote for this week has been side-lined to a later date – It dawned on me, having introduced myself and what I am about in last week’s post, sharing with you, my first historical novel Son of Spain vol 1 & 2, that I should write a synopsis across the two volumes. … More Diego Velazquez, Son of Spain
So, this is my blog! Ahhh! Every self-respecting writer of the 21st century needs to consider how best to venture into this brave, but not so new, online world, where one just ‘SHOUTS IT OUT LOUD’…Then sits back, waiting for a readership to validate all that rushes raw from undefended passion. The truth is, I … More Art Fills My Heart and My Heart overflows Art