Dog Walking and Peace

I've just walked our dogs. I decided to walk them around the middle of the day on the grounds that I wouldn't meet many people, therefore making physical distancing easier. I was correct about that. What I forgot, was that the forecast today was for 27 degrees C. (80.6F). Our doggies were very excited to … Continue reading Dog Walking and Peace

When You Finish Your First Draft (And How Being Too Close To Your Own Work Can Be A Problem)

Today I finished the bulk of my first draft of my third book. What I mean by 'the bulk' is that I finished the meat of the story. I still have a couple of things to write, some loose ends to wrap up, and I'm still pondering whether I want to completely close the door … Continue reading When You Finish Your First Draft (And How Being Too Close To Your Own Work Can Be A Problem)

People and Their Animal Friends

Both of our kids have now left home for university. We live in a rural area of Australia, and we've known for years that our kids would have to leave home for higher education. We've always had pets, and over the years we've had a variety of animals pass through our house. There's always at … Continue reading People and Their Animal Friends