My Australian Journey 2022 #1: Arrival in Brisbane

I flew out from London Heathrow to Australia via Doha on Qatar Airways on 16 August 2022, for a two-month trip to see my sister Julia, brother-in-law Bruce and daughter Abigail in Brisbane. So what better than to share my photos with you here over the next two months? Watch out for several blog postsContinue reading “My Australian Journey 2022 #1: Arrival in Brisbane”

A Trail of Discovery Through Small Independent Bookshops in the Cotswolds

Over the past couple of months, at the suggestion of my publisher Matador, I’ve visited a number of small independent bookshops throughout the Cotswolds (where my new novel A Passionate Spirit is set). I’ve introduced myself and my novel, offered each bookshop manager a copy of my advance information sheet and asked if they wouldContinue reading “A Trail of Discovery Through Small Independent Bookshops in the Cotswolds”

A Spiritual Journey Starting on a Perilous Mountain Road in Queensland

On the border of Queensland and New South Wales, behind the Gold Coast, you may find the Macpherson mountain range, part of the Great Dividing Range – one of the places I love. The road leads from Southport via Nerang up through Mount Tamborine to the town of Canungra where you may continue your journey to one ofContinue reading “A Spiritual Journey Starting on a Perilous Mountain Road in Queensland”