My, The Force Was Strong

What a wonderful month May was. Family The first big event was my eldest daughter's engagement party in sunny Romania. It was wonderful to see her take the next step in life, and to meet her friends and her fiance's family. She looked, as ever, so lovely. My middle daughter then announced her graduation grade: an …

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So Where Have I Been?

I took a long break between posts this year. I'm sure you noticed. So where have I been? Among other things, my acting hobby took over for a while with a sudden rush of auditions, resulting in a few days filming ("Toy Gun" and "A Storm In Their Stars"). Audition readings to prepare, lines to …

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Mancunicon (Eastercon 2016)

I'm still recovering from a splendid few days at the annual British Science Fiction Convention, held at Easter and generically named Eastercons. 2016 was the turn of Manchester, England to host 1200 sci-fi and fantasy fans, and a fine job the organising team did. For four days the hours between 10 am and falling-over-with-exhaustion-time were filled …

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Thanksgiving

Being British, I don't celebrate Thanksgiving, but I have a few things to be thankful for at this time and I'm gonna brag about it! Two short stories published earlier in 2015 and more have already been "snapped up" by publishers for anthologies to be published in 2016... The Future Is Short #2 anthology (June 2015) includes …

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So That Was August

It was a month of ups. It was a month of downs. It was a time for looking forward and a time for looking back. I was delighted that my youngest daughter has taken up her place in the UK, where her two sisters already study and work. But it leaves the house rather empty …

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