Ireland – October 2014 These days I find myself with “virtual friends”, met online but never seen, and known only in a fragmentary fashion, often shorn of appearance or biography. Ah, the hell with that This last weekend Her Indoors … Continue reading


EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 2013 The family has returned from our ninth consecutive Edinburgh Festival and already we have booked accommodation for next year, which says something for the irresistible nature of festival-going.  For many of the acts, it is a labour … Continue reading

THE NEW AUTHOR – by Ruby Barnes – a Review

The New Author, by Ruby Barnes – a review The New Author is a very good book and highly recommended to anyone thinking of independently e-publishing their work.  It’s full of detailed practical advice, including warnings about the pitfalls, and … Continue reading