Category Archives: True Life Story

One of Our Favourite #Pastimes: Walking in Sutton Park

On Sunday, I joined Birmingham Internationals for a walk in Sutton park, picnic and pub. The Event notification came through my mailbox – Until then, I did not know of this group, nor looking for a MeetUp to join, but two … Continue reading

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My Tribute to James Thompson: A Fine Noir Writer I Admire, A Mentor and Friend I Shall Miss

I have never met Jim in person. Yet I know him, and he knew me. Jim and I first ‘met’ on GoodReads in a group called Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction, around this time in 2011. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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Stories of #Swans: “Surgio” and His Clan

  Many years ago in China, I heard of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake for the first time and was mesmerised. Sometime later, I watched the beautifully performed ballet on the stage. The name of the performing troupe has long faded in … Continue reading

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Stunning #Slovenia (2) – #Ljubljana, #Piran and a Long Journey Home

Last week, I promised to share more of my wonderful exploration of Slovenia, tracing some of our footsteps across this beautiful country, including  such gems as Lake Bled and our scenic drive through the Julian Alps and Triglav National Park. … Continue reading

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