Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mr. Fixit, Part 2

One of the key themes during this year’s US Presidential debates (besides the economy, duh!) was the demise of values; family values, American values, social values, neighbourly values, etc.  And a particular hot topic was the seeming disregard for positive … Continue reading

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Mr. Fixit . . .

I will admit I grew up a while ago and the evidence is that I remember a TV show in the 50’s and early 60’s called Mr. Fixit.  In just a 15 minute slot, Mr. Fixit would show how to … Continue reading

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Dinner at Cambridge University . . . and a shocking revelation

This past week we were invited to Cambridge University for dinner at the Trinity College dining hall (think of the dining hall in the Harry Potter movies and you have a good image) by a graduate student.  Our friend is … Continue reading

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Disposable Razor Blades and the Kindle App

I love Kindle, but I don’t own a Kindle. You might think that doesn’t make sense, so let me explain.  I write all my thriller novels in Kindle e-Book format and my publisher, Endeavour Press in London, publishes them on … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Holiday . . .

This week is vacation. Actually school holiday for my daughter and the family has decamped to our house in the South of France for two weeks.  But rather than just doing nothing or lounging on the beach (no beach here … Continue reading

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More Growing Up . . .

Well, if you followed my last post, Growing Up and Experiential Learning, you are probably wondering how the driving lessons are going.  Here’s an update on the current state of affairs. I am pleased to report that there have been no … Continue reading

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