Monthly Archives: February 2012

Interviewing a Publisher: With Persistent and Obdurate Josephine Litonjua

Today I welcome a very special guest to my site. She may describe herself as Persistent and Obdurate, but in my view she is exotic and enchanting and she hails from Philippines. A very warm welcome, in a typical English … Continue reading

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Leighton Gage’s Gripping Crime Fiction: Bloody and Brutal, but Beautifully Written

My Rating: 5 Stars  New Year, New Beginnings, New Discoveries, New Books and New Friends. For me, 2012 is a very special year, as only weeks in I was introduced to the work of top-notch crime fiction author,  Leighton Gage. … Continue reading

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“Indies Unite for Joshua” : The Battle Is On

The Breaking of Sad News Three weeks ago as I was sitting in the interpreters’ waiting room in one of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal courts, a fellow interpreter, as usual, was bombarding her long-suffering colleagues with her constant personal … Continue reading

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My Blog Awards Go to …

In the months since I started blogging, I have received various awards from fellow bloggers, to whom I am very grateful. One of my latest came a few days ago, both unexpected and delightful. Time for me to make an … Continue reading

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