The new Lydia Silverstream story: more mystery, more family history
The Subtle Thief of Youth
Words and more words"All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words"
The 5-star Family History Mystery
Voices of Experience"And incidently do not let us despise the word. After all it is a powerful instrument; it is the means by which we convey our feelings to one another, our method of influencing other people."
Category Archives: Random
Or 6 essentials for the writer on holiday Wondering if you can possibly be without a book or a notepad for even a week? And what about the laptop? What’s the wifi like at your palm-fringed idyll or your remote … Continue reading
Leaving Yarmouth, it’s back on the road, which in Canada often means one thing. Followers of these journeys through Nova Scotia will have noticed that they are regularly punctuated by food stops. The less pleasing (very few) are not mentioned, … Continue reading
Feeling jaded? Lost the edge? Here’s an old remedy rediscovered. The days tick by and pile up into weeks and months ever more rapidly. Reminders of age and mortality come by more often – pension choices, higher premiums for travel insurance, … Continue reading
The first visit to North Mountain was another of those wonderful surprises that seem so commonplace in Nova Scotia, yet continue to astonish and delight. Before the surprise, a little geography: North Mountain is not a mountain, it is the … Continue reading
What’s in your attic or mouldering in your basement? Maybe it’s time to find out, time to open the boxes and let the memories out. Simply amazing, the stuff you find in boxes. Not that the stuff was particularly amazing when … Continue reading
All too often we stick with our tastes and opinions for no better reason than we never bother to re-consider them. Mother: ‘Why have you left your mushrooms?’ Child: ‘I hate mushrooms!’ Mother: ‘No you don’t, you love mushrooms, we had … Continue reading