Reader Friends, Look who I saw again in Oxford — authors John J. Horn and Douglas Bond! This was like a mini reunion of the 2016 Oxford Creative Writing Masterclass, led by Mr. Bond, where we invested in learning more about the craft of writing and soaking up the history in this part of England. … Continue reading Day in Oxford: John J. Horn & Douglas Bond
Hello friends! Recently I came back from helping with lambing on a farm in Wales... what beautiful countryside and wonderful people 🙂 Before posting a picture on social media, I thought that I ought to let you know about my accounts so you don’t miss out on the things I post over there! Uploading pictures … Continue reading Social Media
A very happy 2019 to all of you! I hope you had a marvellous break and that 2019 is off to a good start. We were out in the countryside, enjoying the scenery of Ireland. Odelia from Little Apples of Gold interviewed me recently about horses, the most important thing when writing a book, … Continue reading Author Interview and Picture Request
While preparing to travel around the States, I had a goal to learn about "American ranch life" and how it compares to farm life in the UK ... and on this research trip, I had the opportunity to stay on a ranch, tackle some chores, get a sense of general Western experiences, and do plenty … Continue reading Hey from the USA! Part 3
I'm sorry it's been such a long while! As my trip progressed I decided to invest myself in 'living' it because it was a limited thing I could share with you all afterward. The title of this post isn't accurate, as I'm well and truly back home, but it had a nice ring to it … Continue reading Hey From the USA! Part 2
It's hard to believe that in less than two weeks, I've flown, driven, and walked almost 5,000 miles, setting foot in Canada, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana. I've met a lot of warm and welcoming people, with charming accents and new turns of phrase. Here are a few snapshots of my time so far! … Continue reading Hey from the USA!