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Jia Govinda

Hearing the song Jaya Govinda by Kula Shaker coming from the radio for the first time, I became quietly and overwhelmingly convinced that I had lost my mind in a spectacular though not unpleasant fashion. My brother’s name was Jia Govinda and I had recently returned from his memorial ceremony …

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A Clash of Innocents

I am delighted to be able to welcome Sue Guiney to my blog on her virtual book tour, not only because she writes beautifully but also because she is such a nice person. I have been looking forward to reading Sue’s second novel – A Clash of Innocents -ever since …

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Friday Necessities

I’ve been interviewed by the team at the Powder Room Graffiti site and they have made me their featured author this week.  Follow this link to read my interview, and check out the rest of the site while you’re there. You’ll find a link to all my PRG articles here, …

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A new blog warming party

Hello everyone and welcome to my new website. I’d like to say a big thank you to Kate for building this dedicated site for me as part of the launch of her company, Precision Implementation. I’m having a blog warming party and you’re all invited. The bar is just over …

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Things I shouldn’t be doing and things I should.

1.  I shouldn’t be pointlessly staring at the windfall apples and red currants from our allotment. I should be making red currant jelly for use on 11th October which is Canadian Thanksgiving Day. The apples need to be cored, sliced into rings and dried so number 3 son can enjoy …

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Chasing my tail…

So sorry for the delay in posting today but it’s not been a good day at all for a variety of reasons and it has taken me until now to find the time to write this. Today is the 14th anniversary of my brother’s death and I still miss him …

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My journey to publishing

I’m over on Mel’s High Heels and Book Deals blog today as the first stop on my Phase Two virtual book tour, talking about my journey to find a publisher for Without Alice (and about galumphing around barefoot v/s walking gracefully in high heels). As always, your company is most …

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Spectacular fail

I can hardly believe that only a week has gone by since I last wrote a post. I’ve spent so many hours lying awake at night that it seems that months have passed.  I’m disappointed that I failed to use that ‘spare’ time to get around to visiting blogs. I …

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Guest Judge Friday

This week’s guest judge is Sparxs who blogs here. We’ve been reading each others blogs for a few years now and I promise you that each of her blog posts will make you laugh. Go check her blog out, you’ll be glad you did. She has done her guest judging …

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Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog!  While this site is under construction, you can visit my existing blog at http://djkirkby.blogspot.com.

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