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Release Day: Midlife Portals, Druid Heir Book 5

I have three pieces of news that can’t wait to share with you! First up, it’s launch day for MIDLIFE PORTALS, Druid Heir Book 5 🥳🥂. I’m so excited about this one. I think it might be the best yet. It features: 💜 A magic-wielding woman over 40 💜 Action adventure 💜 Friends like family 💜 Gods and goddesses 💜 Stonehenge 💜 A second… Read More Release Day: Midlife Portals, Druid Heir Book 5

Fiction

Moon Landing

A while back, Samuel Peralta, an author I have long admired from afar, and whose posts here on the book of faces often make me stop and think, dreamed up a wonderful contemporary arts and culture project called The Lunar Codex. The project involves sending books, art and film in digital and analog form to… Read More Moon Landing

Poetry

Defiance Blossoms

Does the globe tilt on its axis when mothers weep? Is that the sound of artillery I hear or hearts breaking? How does the world go on when a man flips the switch of his humanity and his own generals dare not speak truth to power? We look for snippets of news Moved by the… Read More Defiance Blossoms

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Is there a perfect Christmas or do you grin and bear it?

Families are busy making Christmas preparations as colder, darker days draw in here in London. There are wreaths going up on front doors, houses dressed in twinkling lights, pantomime tickets being booked, Christmas trees lugged in and decorated, and the constant ring of the doorbell as gifts arrive for loved ones. If this sounds familiar,… Read More Is there a perfect Christmas or do you grin and bear it?

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Finding his Wings

Our littlest has always been an early riser. Of our three children, he took the longest to sleep through the night. Even now, after a day at nursery, he needs body contact. He’ll run to our legs, cling on and laugh when we try and shake him off, squeeze us fiercely. Most mornings he leaps into… Read More Finding his Wings