During the Golden Era of cruising, ocean liners became the epitome of romance with many assignations, love affairs and honeymoons conducted at sea. But the decline of trans-Atlantic crossings by ship combined […]
In our little Yorkshire village, the sense of community pride is such that every garden is filled with flowers and manicured to within an inch of its life, the lanes are spotless, […]
What are they thinking, those litterbugs, when they drop their rubbish in the park or at the side of the road or in the river? Obviously, they aren’t thinking at all, so […]
All the plastic bags, bottles and rubbish we casually throw in the gutter end up our streams, rivers, lakes and oceans. We have to take personal responsibility for our litter, or we […]
This week, in Biblical* terms, I’ve reached seven years beyond my allotted span and yet I’m still going strong, creative writing juices flowing, new ideas bursting forth.
The recent murderous rampage along Toronto’s Danforth Avenue, in the heart of Greektown, was a tragedy, but does it have anything to do with gun control or terrorism?
The Davenport Triangle where we live is under attack. Several proposed developments will change this unique neighbourhood forever. Just when we thought we were making some headway, a homeless shelter was dumped […]
British ‘Bake off’ queen Mary Berry is causing a stir with her declaration that the dining room is dead. Not so say I, and many others, as I get the table ready […]
The best beach read is a paperback novel, with a page turner plot you won’t want to put down (until the next mojito, that is), characters you can identify with and a […]
Tonight I’m baking a big batch of cookies, but none of them are for me. It’s the diet season. Again.