Okay, I think a lot of us are reeling from the election result. I have just heard that KU reads have spiked as people want some escapism away from all the post-election hysteria. And that gave me an idea. So until Midnight Tonight (12pm Pacific time, Thursday 10th November) I have made ALL the followingContinue reading “Download books for FREE until Midnight 10/11/16”
Along the A40, between Stokenchurch and Studley Green, is an ash tree covered in shoes. There are plenty of theories as to why it is there, but no-one really knows for sure. Some say it’s a pagan ritual for fertility, or a Romany hex, or just youthful high spirits that have continued down the years.Continue reading “The Family Tree – a coffee time read”
This is the story of Grizelda and Boo. Two naughty cats with nothing to do. Glossy and black, with eyes like twin moons; Together they sang the most glorious tunes. It was cold outside and the rain was pouring. They’d washed and snoozed, and life was boring. Their mistress had gone away for the dayContinue reading “Grizelda and Boo, a catty poem for Halloween”
PG15 Adult themes, profanity and horror Similarities to real life people are purely coincidental. Coffee time chills. Sit back, relax and enjoy this gruesome story! Gary turned off Junction 5 and headed towards Stokenchurch, as he always did on a Friday evening. The traffic going into London had been heavy from Thame, due to anContinue reading “The Hanging Tree – a gruesome coffee time read….”
It’s apple-picking time! The views are particularly lovely in the Chiltern Hills at this time of year. We have two Spartan apple trees, one which is more fruitful than the other. The apples go to a local nursery who presses them and makes juice for drinking. It lasts all year, until the next crop needsContinue reading
Some gorgeous views of the Aylesbury Vale, taken this Monday morning from Coombe Hill. In one you can clearly see the Council building in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire’s one and only skyscraper! All of 13 floors – bless. Ugly as sin but a real landmark. We’ve had a beautiful Autumn so far this year. The colours areContinue reading
This honest review is based on a free screener provided by the production company. Okay, so here we have a deadbeat dad, Charles (Zach Galligan) taking his son to the country for a weekend of hunting, only to find that the local Indian reservation has been menaced by a tribe of Sasquatch (Bigfoot to youContinue reading “Movie Review – Nightbeasts”
These teasers for Closer Than Blood have too much text for promotion purposes so I’m not using them, but thought I would share them anyway!
Max O’Donnell is the main male character in The Cloud Seeker. Moody and profane, he is seemingly incapable of blending into the peaceful English village he has moved to, in order to be with his estranged son. Yet he does blend in, slowly and inexorably, although his motives for being there remain unclear. As heContinue reading “The World According to Max O’Donnell”
Some beautiful images of the Chiltern hills, where The Cloud Seeker was based, and written.