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Watching Grass Grow

Yes, I am. You put rain, a sandy soil and a sunny day together and the grass grows an inch.  Five centimetres.  I am confused with the old measurements and the new. I’m not sure wether it is wishful thinking, … Continue reading

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My favourite picture from the Dubbo Show

                                                                                  Shaggy and King, two rams exhibited by the Lithgow High School, chilling out at the Dubbo Show. We enjoy the students at the Show, they put in a lot of effort and enthusiasm both with their own sheep … Continue reading

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Moving

No one can prepare you for the actual act. It’s no act though, it’s real and believe me it’s tough. No one can describe how the uncertainty of not knowing where you are going can fry your insides.  There are … Continue reading

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St Valentine

  St Valentine is a mystery man. No one knows quite who he was, indeed there are quite a few around that claim to be St Valentine. There are some boring ones but I love the one , a priest … Continue reading

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Possess, Possession, Possessive

Funny how a word grabs you. I think the need to possess is a gene. It’s such a strong character trait. ‘Own, have, hold’, I have to tell my Thesaurus that these words do not describe the desire for control … Continue reading

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Rural Romance in 2015

  I guess you’re wondering about the ad I posted yesterday for anAustralian Rural Romance. Rural romance is a total phenomenon. Writers want to write it, publishers want to publish it and readers want to read it. A win-win situation. … Continue reading

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Great News

Last December Momentum Books asked me if they could publish my book ‘High Country Secrets’ as an e book and I said Yes They asked if they could whisk it away for an edit and I said Yes They showed … Continue reading

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Write a historical

All you history buffs….all you people who thought you’d like to write something historical. Have you ever considered Goulburn? It is a city with a wonderful history and some beautiful buildings. The Old Police Station sits close by the Goulburn … Continue reading

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‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’

      Today I welcome Kate Belle , author of ‘Being Jade’ and ‘The Yearning’ to my website to talk writing and gardening with me.  All I ask of a book is that it takes me between it’s covers … Continue reading

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