Chilling Corner in March 2021

This month will be a mixed bag. I have three (what I call interesting reading experiences) to discuss, a shout out to fellow Australian author L.J. Kendall on his new book and thirdly, a short clip to keep me focused on writing this second novel, so close to the finish line and yet still elusive. […]

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Chilling Corner in June

Autumn is doing a great job of chasing Summer away and if I were anywhere but the tropics I would be starting to think about warmer clothes instead of looking longingly at things I probably won’t wear unless I go on holidays, and that isn’t going to happen any time soon. Reading however is another […]

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The Intellectual Lover’s Game

I thought I might share another poem from my latest book, Emotions in Existence. It also features in my newly released The Emotions Anthology Box-set (currently only in eBook format). The last time I chose to do a post from my poetry books, I recorded the poem thus adding audio to the post. This time I […]

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The poetry of a CT Scan

There is a trend towards audio in this wonderland of books. Mind you, I still like my hands on when reading but these days it is easier for me to read on a kindle or iPad. I still love the print book but for me it has become a question of ease and books can be […]

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Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

This is my take on relationships and their often-volatile natures. In this poem I guess the romantic in me, surfaces but finds itself in constant battle with reality because love is too often a rocky road for many of us. It would be wonderful if that were not the case, but it is not always […]

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Australian Author Diana Plater, her new book, and the after-effects of trauma

This month I am particularly excited to present an Australian author whose inspiration for her book Whale Rock is as thrilling as the book itself. A journalist, Diana has had first hand experiences of the things she writes about, and I am a little in awe but also more than a little sure that this […]

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Book Corner Chilling in April

This is my second book corner chill post and I have to say I can’t believe how many enjoyable books are out there. Choosing them to feature is difficult. I did however want to have a link between the books, a commonality that overrode differences in genre. I wanted good reads providing time out, and radiating […]

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