Can someone from another planet write reviews? Part 1 with a poem.

Chocolate. Reviews are like chocolate. The more we have, the more we want. However, we are fussy creatures and demand it be of the best kind. It needs to be rich and smooth and melt in the mouth. But taste, like much in our lives, is different for everyone. Reflecting on this, I found myself […]

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The  April 2022 Chilling with Books Corner, courage, and another Author Spotlight

This end of month post is a little different. The emphasis isn’t quite on the idea of an ‘author’ as much as it is on as the person who exists as the person who ‘writes’. My emotions are at the forefront leading me into this post. For us in Australia it is the month where […]

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Love under the microscope

According to the blogging ‘rules’ I do everything wrong. I jump topics, I don’t use enough passive, or I use too much passive voice – it’s a headache. I can see the value in SEO and I am making a real effort to learn more. The truth though, my truth is that I never know […]

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The  March Chilling with Books Corner and Author Spotlight on C. R. Alam

Procrastination is a dirty word. March arrived and is now leaving. It is so hard to believe it is the end of month but then think I have lived in a daze for the last thirty days. Correction, I know I am living in some alternative reality called procrastination. I started a new job, said […]

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Reality check

Here in Australia, Nature is currently having a tantrum. In North Queensland we should have been in Monsoon mode. Instead we have had unrelenting hot weather whilst further south the rain rules supreme demanding heartbreak. Floods always do. Elsewhere in the world I am sure Nature is also causing havoc of some kind. Or at […]

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The  February Chilling with Books Corner and Author Spotlight on Penelope Daniels

Difficult as it may seem, we are at the end of February, and it is time once again for my author spotlight and Chilling with Books Corner. I cannot believe the wonderful collection of people I have been fortunate enough to get to know since I decided to take that chance and call myself a […]

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Fragilities, humour, and passion for life

Laughing at our frailties doesn’t make them go away but it helps our perspective, particularly as women. We are an extraordinary design. Able to carry and birth life gives us superpowers until we hit a certain age. Even then some of us manage to get off lightly and some of us are hit hard. There […]

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