Things we find when we get lost

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Things we find when we get lost

N.B.  True story! If my friend Paula – the experienced traveler – could have seen me on Oct. 23rd 2000 at about 5 PM, she would have cried with laughter.  I had just sat back behind the steering wheel of my rented car in Edinburgh’s busy city centre and I was wiping my face and twisting […]

The omen – Alexander Mackenzie

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The omen – Alexander Mackenzie

Note that this scene won’t be in my upcoming novel.  It’s part of my main male character’s background history.  But it contains major clues about the story… 😀   Western Highlands, near Strathconon, August 1471 Alexander could neither stop nor rest; his father’s life depended on him.  The warning had been clear; this night would […]

Why I always approach my car from behind

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Why I always approach my car from behind

Whenever I have to leave my car in a parking lot, I do my best to always back it into place.  That’s because I was in the army for nearly thirteen years and you get in trouble if you don’t do this.  But when I return, I always try to approach my car from behind, […]