Warm, warm, warmth

The thought of today is on the warmth (or lack of warmth) of the human spirit. I have written about this before, but today - on Wednesday 12th December 2018), I am thinking about this again. It's winter in Scotland. In Edinburgh, the capital, the day finishes at 4pm, and then it's dark for another … Continue reading Warm, warm, warmth

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10,000 and counting

Yes, I did it today. 10,000 words of writing. And I wasn't doing a 'Shining' where Jack Nicholson writes the same sentence over and over again at that creepy snow resort in the film The Shining.  I was so scared when I started this morning, but then it all just started to flow, and all … Continue reading 10,000 and counting

Love in the mountains of Cabo de Gata, Andalucia – October 2018

I fall in and out of love with Spain. I am in Saint Jose, in the Cabo de Gata in the province of Andalucia and I am here to complete my novel, working title 'The Boy and the Balloon'. This is not a sight-seeing trip. This is an attempt at a low-cost, out of season … Continue reading Love in the mountains of Cabo de Gata, Andalucia – October 2018