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The Butterfly Season

So excited!  My new book is out!  Available as ebook (Kobo, Kindle, Narnes nd Noble et al) and as paperback on Amazon. How well do we really know our friends? How honest are we with each other and ourselves? On … Continue reading

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Christmas Presents

I’ve been a bit busy, but just in time for Christmas here is a piece of verse.  Does it make you think of anyone you know?! There are presents in the attic, there are boxes in the hall Some are … Continue reading

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Starlight

Sometimes the stars do not exist Obscured behind the thickening mist Of cloud punched up by weather’s fist. Sometimes they are beyond our sight In darkness, hidden by our light, By our electric day from night. But in the dark … Continue reading

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Our Song

There is a new review on Amazon UK for my book of short stories “Our Song” under my maiden name Heather Douglas.  I have copied it exactly (with minor typos) below:- “The short stories in this collection draw the reader … Continue reading

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Evening Falls

For grandparents everywhere! Evening Falls A small baby’s time is full of needs with feeding every hour. Winding, changing, soothing cries, his Mum runs low on power. Her world’s so small, it seems she lives behind a prison’s bars. No … Continue reading

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THE HOMECOMING

(Let’s escape from electioneering for a while and visit a far away planet …) The men were coming home.  The children were excited as they watched the preparations, though some were so young they could not remember a Homecoming and … Continue reading

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Glasgow

Before I visited Glasgow, I knew very little about it and my impressions had been formed by (a) incomprehensible accents on TV shows (b) a picture of desperately poor, crowded and filthy tenements from some history book  and (c) a … Continue reading

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