Category Archives: Adoration

IMMORTALITY MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

For me, studying art history was equal parts fascination and frustration that drowned out the angry voices of paintings that had ‘died’ from being lost, stolen, hidden, unfinished, copied, damaged, or destroyed. Where were they? The ghosts in my novels … Continue reading

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500 YEAR-OLD SELFIES

AN OPEN INVITATION… from Sandro Botticelli & Leonardo da Vinci You are invited to a Christmas Party at the Uffizi Gallery! “Anytime you wish… we’re always here.” WALK THIS WAY One way to identify ‘invisible’ artists in unsigned or multiple … Continue reading

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HAPPY IN THE MIDDLE

Being middle-aged or much older means we’re honorary lifetime members of the ‘middle-grade’ genre that filmmakers and authors have created especially for us. Indulge. It’s amazing. There’s no such thing as a second childhood if you never grow up! It’s … Continue reading

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BAREFOOT SPIRITS… NEVER GIVE UP THE GHOST!

Even fictional ghosts can be insistent, but coupled with a hauntingly pushy muse, it was wise for me to surrender to their combined energies and time-slip away these past 18 months to complete a particularly tricky manuscript. No-one warned me … Continue reading

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IN PRAISE OF MAKING A SMALL SPLASH…

Novelists, think big, carry a big dream, and fail until you succeed.   My best advice for my fellow authors is to continue to create if a book fails to thrive. If you must, hang up your notebooks and computers … Continue reading

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THREE VACCINES NO WAITING

During a life-threatening pandemic, there’s no such thing as spare time. There are three shots in the arm, immediately and always available to counter the effects of cabin fever, anxiety, grief, depression, isolation, impatience, anger, sadness, fear, and loss that … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF THINGS TO COME

ON THE FACE OF IT, an old year is more than the sum of its parts. In 2020, humanity bonded into an extended global family. If hindsight is 2020… the year 2021 begins with insight. Populations gained worldwide awareness and … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING SNOW…

…the child ghost of Bede Hall’s Winter Room. She is 9 years old. This is her story: “I died a very long time ago or was it yesterday? … I think maybe both. My new name is Snow – a … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MERRY…

The double Christmas tree in my hometown of Sooke, on Vancouver Island, Canada I have wished you all a safe and peaceful Dec 25th. Admission: I tried to use the words ‘Merry Christmas’, however, the word ‘Merry’, tossed so glibly … Continue reading

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TIME OUT OF MIND

Two extraordinarily mismatched minds are still better than one when telepathic twins,at odds over science and the supernatural, fight a curse of snow. [The expression ‘running late’ preceded Bash’s mad dash down the rickety servants’ stairs. She was in no … Continue reading

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