When an idea strikes, do you feel the need to write it down?Continue reading “Scraps”
As the Northern Hemisphere leans into spring, I enjoyed this post about autumn in Brisbane so much I chose it for my first ever reblog. Thanks to Gretchen for giving us the tour of the lovely Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.
Thinking locally to me (in Dorset, SW England) a visit to Abbotsbury Sub-tropical gardens might be in order. Curious to know what they have in common and what the differences will be.
What’s March like in your part of the world? Come back and leave a comment!
Coming out of a hot dry summer, March weather is beginning to soften the sky and offer the cooler, more gentle mornings of autumn. There is no definite change of season, just a calmness, almost a feeling of relief after the insistent tropical heat.
Apart from, whack, an insect, there’s something serene and relaxing about strolling through a garden, touching leaves, sniffing flowers, following a creek and hearing the splash of a small waterfall through the trees.
To quote Rudyard Kipling “The Glory of the Garden it shall never pass away!” so…
Here’s what I experienced one lovely morning…
Arriving early at the Brisbane Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, I strolled through a cool, green gully and thought it was strange to be in a capital city yet hear no traffic sounds. I floated along, enjoying the stillness, until my personal calm was shattered when the garden crew came on…
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Does a photo of mainly words count for #WordlessWednesday?Continue reading “600 days of Duolingo – Wordless Wednesday #1”
Spring has come early in 2019 in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a wonderful thing to enjoy some sunshine and warmth. Such are the fleeting pleasures of unwanted climate change.Continue reading “February fools”
Where I write
My favourite place for writing is in bed. When up and dressed I sit in a doorway.Continue reading “A year through my window”
December: once upon a time the tenth month in the early Roman calendar. If you have read any of my posts covering the months of the year this will come as no surprise.Continue reading “December – White Christmas or Fake Snow?”
Massive radio fan as I am, it was a great to be asked to record an interview with Geoff Carter of UK Talk Radio. He asked me how I got started as a writer, where that led, and about my debut novel, The Chicken Soup Murder.Continue reading “UK Talk Radio”
Poor old November. Poems have been written about its lack of personality. Yet it’s a month full of ordinary magic.Continue reading “9+ things to like about November”
Review by Maria DonovanContinue reading “Big Heads & Others: an hour of comedy sketches”