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Owls ~ The Research and Maori Lore

For the last year, I’ve been obsessed with owls. I have no idea why, except that I like their cute faces and huge eyes. Photo by Rúben Marques on Unsplash My current work-in-progress is Black Moon Dragon. I was writing away, and suddenly, an owl appeared. Since this dragon romance is set in New Zealand, the owl was a ruru or morepork as they are more commonly known. An owl made an appearance in...

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Lets Take Tea With Jane Austen

During a recent visit to the local library, I came across a copy of Tea With Jane Austen by Kim Wilson. I’m a big fan of tea, so I picked up the book and checked it out. Thirteen Things About Jane Austen and Tea 1. Jane Austen was responsible for making the family...

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Tsatsiki in Athens

One great thing about traveling is trying the local food. During our visit to Athens in Greece last year we were wandering through the Plaka area and came across Scholarhio Ouzeri Kouklis, a small traditional family restaurant. While perusing the menu we saw that chef...

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Thirteen Places On Shelley’s Visit Wish List

Regular visitors will know how much I love to travel. In fact on my last travel post several of you commented – “Where haven’t you been?” This TT proves I still have plenty of places on my wish list. Thirteen Places on Shelley’s Wishlist 1. Antarctica 2. Nelson, New...

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Xmas Day in Lahaina, Hawaii

I took a load of photos over Christmas, photos of the different Hawaiian islands we visited plus shipboard shots. Unfortunately disaster struck and hubby managed to delete every single photo on my digital card. There was much cursing and swearing on his part and I...

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From Genesis to Grave Intentions

I’m thrilled to welcome Lori Sjoberg today. She’s currently on tour with her new release Grave Intentions – a paranormal tale of grim reapers with a romantic twist that I enjoyed reading very much. I asked Lori where she came up with the idea for her story and this is...

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