In the context of all of that, naturally I thought of a Danish long-time girlfriend.
Another weekend is upon us. The wider world out there is, as always, full of happenings none of us probably can have the slightest impact upon. However, here is information you may […]
Continuing our two week Puerto Rico “adventure,” on Wednesday we flew from San Juan here to Vieques Island (just off Puerto Rico’s east coast) by Cessna prop plane: Yes, really.
The Mail has been out researching Americans’ opinions about their lives here in Britain. Get ready. Let’s have some Friday fun: I’ll address my fellow Americans’ points in order. Here we go. […]
Emma has returned from a summer in Charleston, South Carolina. She has written various posts detailing how she’d had a wonderful time. We’ve been there, too; Charleston is definitely a gorgeous city. […]
I prefer to keep this site mostly as a “refuge” from “the world” – to talk about writing, books (including, uh, yes, my own), travel, culture, and other life matters, in a […]
Wandering around yesterday, I thought about my late uncle. He loved Spain. It fascinated him: This part of it (where he’d never been) really would have intrigued him, but perhaps not entirely […]
Hello. I’m typing this on March 11 mid-afternoon here at a lounge in Newark Airport (in New Jersey), a few hours before our flight back to the UK. I think it’ll make […]
The other day, we had a vital Amazon delivery: It arrived while I had been doing bits of work around the house. My London-born wife was out. That’s one of her preferred […]
Perhaps you care more about this sort of thing when you actually create something that’s yours. The idea of your work being stolen is, frankly, a nightmare. And that is why there […]
….on paperback and for Kindle: And available for pre-order now for Kindle at…. ….and at other Amazons worldwide. This “sticky post” will be up until shortly after that 29th. Unless I decide […]
Following on from that post the other day on For Such a Time, I’ve read here and there about accusations of “racism,” “privilege,” and “Western cultural arrogance” in “romance” and “young adult” […]
I had not heard of this novel…. ….until reading this article by author Warren Adler in the Daily Beast: The recent flap over the romance novel For Such a Time, whose plot […]
Do you write “angry?” I try not to. However, I will admit there are times when I let loose. I have all too often sat in front of my PC or Microsoft […]
As we know, fictional characters say (or think) what is obvious to them, but what is also not necessarily clear to us. Often we’re “eavesdropping” on them as well. So at any […]