know your self

When I did Greek for A level, crossly and reluctantly, and so many decades ago that I have forgotten almost everything I ever learned, one of the ancient sayings that was frequently repeated was “know yourself”. A sensible maxim – … Read the rest

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Nice piece

http://flowerpotdays.blogspot.co.uk/2009/07/godrevy-light_23.html

 

Doodling, googling, I came across this nice article. I must have seen it when it first appear, but

had forgotten. Do Look!… Read the rest

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Thanks

Well, after all that fuss and a good deal of hard labour by the endlessly patient Dominique Simond, my technology seems to be working. How I hope those aren’t famous – or infamous –  last words! But it’s been a … Read the rest

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technology

It’s very hard to believe that I was once my family’s technology queen. Even my grandsons asked for my advice! Having been an early adopter I then worked my way through electronic typewriters, the first early computers and their descendants, … Read the rest

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secrets

I have never been able to talk about what I’m writing. What I have written, or wish I’d written, even perhaps what I might write one day – fine. All fine.

But if I say a single word about work … Read the rest

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My New Website

Welcome to my revised, rewritten and revamped website; and welcome to my blog. I’m going to try to keep it up, and have made many resolutions to write regularly. That will be a much easier task if readers react. So … Read the rest

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Back Again

Tamara Hoyland is the heroine in six of my novels, appearing first in Funeral Sites, and last in Faith Hope and Homicide, in which she met the man she wanted to marry. As a lifelong feminist I obviously believe that … Read the rest

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FACTS, FIGURES AND FEARS

FACTS, FIGURES AND FEARS

We’re always being told about the crisis in publishing. The end of the net book agreement, the growth in  electronic reading,the competition from other entertainment media – whatever the reason, or combination of reasons,authors are receiving

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GODREVY LIGHT

GODREVY LIGHT

Godrevy Light is the title of the only piece of writing on which my husband, the archaeologist  Charles Thomas, and I have ever  collaborated. The book  was published  in 2009 and has done very well. Its subject is … Read the rest

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