My writing career began when I was seven years old. I had an amazing teacher—Mrs.Pridatt—who told me I was going to be an author and that she would look for my books some day. I used to call her over, just to breathe her in: She smelled like perfumed press powder and walked in friendly clip-clops, her clogs smacking the floor. Perhaps she had something to do with me becoming both a teacher and a writer but it was a move to the Middle East that prompted me to publish my work.
I often feel I walk this path of writing alone, but Richard Wagamese helped me (and so many aspiring writers he mentored), believe we are bonded through the written & spoken word....31 March, 2017
We all know LOL member, Ruth, is queen of the kitchen, but who knew the Death by Chocolate dessert she served was a former Prime Minister's favourite?...10 March, 2017
In the spirit of those who have gone before me, detoxing their livers by ditching their drinks, I’m going to toast my monumental effort with a nightcap—err, I mean a recap—of what I have learned...01 March, 2017