Month: January 2015

  Oh the snow it melts the soonest when the winds begin to sing; And the corn it ripens fastest when the frosts are setting in; And when a young man tells me that my face he’ll soon forget, Before we part, I’d bet a crown, he’d be fain to follow it yet. Oh the Read More

A Red, Red Rose Read by the wonderful Alan Cumming Read More

I awoke to this. The road hasn’t been plowed. It’s a sign telling me to work on the next Highland Passage novel. Read More

January 24, 76 AD, Roman Emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus, known for his wall, was born on this day in history. But the History Channel’s lead story is: January 24, 1935, First Canned Beer Goes on Sale. Haha [amusement added]. According to Wikipedia: In 122 he initiated the construction of Hadrian’s Wall. The wall was built, “to Read More

▶ Gilding the Ages: Edith Wharton’s Berkshire Sanctuary – YouTube. Read More

Plans for a housing development near the old home of Dorset author Thomas Hardy have been dropped. Kingston Maurward College wanted to build 70 houses on parkland at Lower Bockhampton, near Dorchester. It said “several important issues” were raised during the consultation and it was withdrawing the plans. The Open Spaces Society, which had campaigned Read More

I’ve begun work on my first audiobook. Highland Passage will be released in audiobook format this spring. More details will follow as we get closer to the projected April release date. Read More

Highland Soldiers 3: The Return is: #3 Hot New Release in Scottish Historical Fiction. #6 Hot New Release in Scottish Historical Romance. Read More

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