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How do I follow that?

2015..Was a good year for me…I hope you are enjoying my archived posts xx

Retired? No one told me!

It’s going to be hard…

Of all my blogs so far I think last weeks was my best…I got some wonderful comments and for that my friends… I thank you.

Was it that quote from the wonderful lady who was Eleanor Roosevelt? Or my scribblings..maybe a bit of both, she drew you in and I delivered.

Well, peeps, at last, I have copies of our book in my hands and I am winging one off to a very special lady in the UK…My Mum…..who I am sure will dine out for months with her friends from that wonderful group, that good old English tradition which is  “The Mothers Union” and I am happy to give her full bragging rights…haha.

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Phuket Writers group proudly holding a copy of our book ..Hot off the press.

Now I am back on track writing my novel which one of my short stories in the book is…

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All I want for christmas is??????

Updated from last year but much of what I believe in is still the same…Merry Christmas x

Retired? No one told me!


Look at those happy smiles…Happy to have a tree to climb, a pond to fish in…and if they had a bike well…Instead they ride the tuk-tuk bike with my grandson riding the bike and all of them in the side car…would that allowed anywhere else???? probably not….we say don’t drive too fast…he comes back..hair standing on end so we know the foot was floored…ha ha…but it’s country roads/ tracks, not a lot of traffic..a few cows meandering along and they have fun….christmas to them is some small token…


Christmas is not fully celebrated here unlike New Year. It is only the more westernised Thai’s and obviously those of us who live here from other parts of the world.

Christmas is much lower key and not commercialised like in western countries. The children if asked would think awhile and ask for one thing.

I asked a little lad the other week (…

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Creativity or Web Traffic?

I love this and it is a good analogy of me..who would have thought those few years ago when I landed here..suitcase in hand what wonders would await me and what passion this world of writing would bring to me..awake in me….How it would change my life and bring untold joy and new friends…It is an amazing ride and this lady is not getting off for a long time yet…