Creative, tough, tenacious – Freya Stark

Freya Stark

Zest for life I might never have learned about Freya but for a book sale where I stumbled on her autobiography, Traveller’s Prelude 1893-1927.  It’s an astonishing document of her experiences up to her mid thirties. Freya Stark had a fascinating life. She was an explorer and wrote more than two dozen travel books about… Continue reading Creative, tough, tenacious – Freya Stark

Amnesia etc.

Amnesia is a favourite story trope in books, movies and TV.  It has stood the test of time – there were even silent movies about memory loss! The theme has stayed popular. I don’t know whether everyone does this, but whenever I read or see a story about memory loss, I wonder how I would… Continue reading Amnesia etc.


  Hello! This is my first blog post, introducing my first novel The Shadowed Path. In this small-town, cat and mouse suspense story set in the Pacific Northwest,  Jessie Cavendish tries to solve her brother Michael’s murder. She needs help from his former boss, who finds her sassy style and sexy tomboy looks a challenge… Continue reading Welcome