VICKY’S MUSINGS

Go Set a Watchman reading challenge

I am currently reading ‘Go Set a Watchman’ by Harper Lee, as part of an onboard Book Club challenge. Later in the voyage, we will be discussing the book. I’ll be very interested in what other people have to say. So far, a mere three chapters into the book, she certainly has a distinct voice and the characters are coming …

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The Girl from County Clare on Sale

The Girl from County Clare is on a countdown deal with Amazon. 99c on 14 May (US time) for 24 hours. The price rises to $1.99 for 24 hours and then $2.99. You have 72 hours to get a bargain. The Girl from County Clare has had some great feedback and five star reviews. Take your chance to grab it …

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Crossing the oceans of time

A gap year is for kids, right? A time when the young ones do their OE (overseas experience) either between school and university or before they take on full time employment. Traditionally, yes, but can you take a gap year at any age? We think so. After more than eighteen months of planning prior to the executive half retiring in …

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Observations on developing characters

Our three-month sojourn in our caravan around the South Island came to an end and we returned home to our normal life – whatever that is. So far, the new normal doesn’t have the rhythm and routine of the old normal as we adapt to life without a timetable. Nor will we find that rhythm in the next few months …

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My Guest Interview with Maria Grace

Writing Superheroes: Vicky Adin BAC, Guest interviews by Maria Grace Look for a Victorian gown and antique writing desk to find this superhero. Read on and find out more… According to Wikipedia, ‘a superhero is a type of heroic character possessing extraordinary talents, supernatural phenomena, or superhuman powers and is dedicated to a moral goal or protecting the public.’ Sounds like a …

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