Short Stories

My new story! Notebooks

Hi everybody! Just a quick message to tell you that my latest short story called ‘Notebooks‘ went live on Wattpad a short while ago. It was part of the 12 Stories 12 Months Writing Challenge that I attempted this year. You can also find a link on the My Stories tab right here on my website. Please read and let me know…

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Updates and feedback

Making diamonds…

Hi there! It’s been a while. I would love to say it was because of world wide travel. Or maybe a fabulous new book release! But it was none of the above. This year has been terrible so far. But in a sick and twisted way also a very good year. I think it’s probably one of those years where…

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This month in History

This month in History: November

National Fun with Fondue Month National Georgia Pecan Month National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month National Pepper Month National Stuffing Month National Raisin Bread Month November 1-7: National Fig Week 1 November National Bison Day 1927 Ford Model A Begins In Production 1938 Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral at Pimlico 1952 The United States detonates the world’s first thermonuclear weapon,…

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This month in History

This month in History: October

General events not linked to a date: National Apple Month National Applejack Month National Caramel Month National Cookbook Month National Cookie Month National Dessert Month National Pasta Month National Pickled Peppers Month National Pizza Month National Popcorn Poppin’ Month National Pork Month National Pretzel Month National Seafood Month Second Weekend in October: National Kegger Weekend 1 October Homemade Cookies Day…

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This month in History

This month in History: September

General events not linked to a date: National Chicken Month National Honey Month National Mushroom Month National Papaya Month National Potato Month National Rice Month 1 September National Gyro Day Spring has sprung in the Southern Hemisphere! 1914 St. Petersburg changes name to Petrograd 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake and Great Tokyo Fire Japan 1939 Germany Invades Poland 1954 Hurricane Carol…

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This month in History

This month in History: August

General events not linked to a date National Catfish Month (US) National Panini Month (US) National Peach Month (US) National Sandwich Month (US) National Mustard Day is the First Saturday of August 1914 Louis Botha & Jan Smuts lead South Africa into the war in support of Great Britain against Germany 1914 Digging at the big hole in Kimberley ends, leaving a…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Volcano Adventures by Willard Price

Amazon Description Hal and Roger Hunt embark on an earth-shattering expedition when they join forces with world-famous volcanologist Dr Dan Adams. And as their ground-breaking research of the volatile Pacific volcanoes hots up, the brothers’ mission erupts into an awesome adventure. What says I What is not to love? It’s adventure, a spectacular setting, real life science and fact AND…

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This month in History

This month in History: July

General events not linked to a date: National Baked Bean MonthNational Culinary Arts Month National Hot Dog Month National Ice Cream Month National Picnic Month National Pickle Month 1 July Scarecrow Day (US) Canada Day International Joke Day National Gingersnap Day 1860 Charles Goodyear R.I.P. He invented the process named ‘vulcanization’ which made the commercial use of rubber possible. Vulcanized…

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This month in History

This month in History: June

General events not linked to a day National Candy Month National Dairy Month National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month National Iced Tea Month National Papaya Month First Friday in June: National Donut Day 1 June National Hazelnut Cake Day Donut Day 1935 Compulsory Driving Test is introduced for all drivers in England 1938 Superman Appears For The First Time in…

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This month in History

This month in History: May

General events not linked to a day National Beef Month National Barbecue Month National Loaded Potato Month National Chocolate Custard Month National Egg Month National Hamburger Month National Salad Month National Salsa Month National Strawberry Month May 1-7: National Raisin Week May 3-9: National Herb Week First Saturday in May: National Homebrew Day The 3rd Monday of May and the…

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