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coronavirus and the trauma of captivity

Coronavirus and the Trauma of Captivity

We’d be forgiven for describing 2020 as a Biblical year. It’s only March and we have already seen among other disasters unprecedented apocalyptic bushfire in Australia, vicious storms and wide scale flooding in Europe...
new release: alice bailey biography

New Release: Alice Bailey Biography

I’m delighted to announce the forthcoming full biography of Alice Bailey, to be released on Wesak 7 May 2020 thanks to my obliging publisher.     The Kindle edition is available for pre-order. http://mybook.to/alicebailey Paperback coming soon….   I have...
‘a prison in the sun’ by isobel blackthorn

‘A Prison In The Sun’ by Isobel Blackthorn

How could I not reblog this fabulous review of A Prison in the Sun! With huge thanks to Gingerbookgeek! gingerbookgeek Synopsis After millennial ghostwriter Trevor Moore rents an old farmhouse in Fuerteventura, he moves in to find...
book review: crazy-ass stories for crazy-ass people by andy rausch

Book review: Crazy-Ass Stories for Crazy-Ass People by Andy Rausch

  About Crazy-Ass Stories for Crazy-Ass People This quirky collection of short stories (and one novella) by Andy Rausch contains something for readers of every stripe. Rausch touches on a variety of genres, including horror, comedy,...
book review: jon richter’s disturbing works vol 2

Book Review: Jon Richter’s Disturbing Works Vol 2

About Jon Richter’s Disturbing Works Another compendium of delightfully macabre stories by Jon Richter, author of Deadly Burial and Never Rest. Jon’s first short fiction collection was described as ‘Black Mirror meets Tales Of The...
exploring jandía

Exploring Jandía

How could I forego the invitation to visit Punta Jandía, Fuertventura’s southern tip. I’d already passed up the opportunity to visit Villa Winter and the village of Cofete due to the nature of the...
a day in gran tarajal

A Day in Gran Tarajal

On Thursday, I caught the bus to the Spanish seaside town of Gran Tarajal on Fuerteventura’s east coast. I knew I was in for an adventure, the bus journey alone amounting to almost an...
a short journey into the past in puerto del rosario fuerteventura

A Short Journey into the past in Puerto del Rosario Fuerteventura

Finding Puerto del Rosario Sculptures Every time I walk around the little port city of Puerto del Rosario – the city of sculptures – I discover something new. Yesterday, I walked to the end of...
a day in fuerteventura with photographer jf olivares

A Day in Fuerteventura with Photographer JF Olivares

I had only been on the island a day when JF Olivares – a friend I met on Facebook in 2017 who inspired both my novels set on Fuerteventura – offered to show me...
the sahara arrives in fuerteventura

The Sahara arrives in Fuerteventura

The Calima: I knew it would happen if I stayed here long enough. Maybe that is why I choose to be here for a whole month. I wanted to test how I would handle...