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The Mysteries of Vegemite

I was doing a final read-through for Snow Moon Dragon, my next release, and I realized I had my characters eating toast and vegemite for breakfast. In fact, quite a few of my characters like vegemite. Here is the excerpt: Aware of Nyree’s impatience, he drank his coffee and ate the last mouthful of toast covered with something black called vegemite. It was salty and bore an interesting flavor,...

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Mt Vesuvius Erupts, this day in history #travel

Mt Vesuvius erupted at midday on 24 August in the year 79AD. The cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were destroyed and thousands of Romans died during the eruption. Quite a lot is known about the day and the aftermath since Pliny the Younger witnessed and wrote about...

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So I Told Her Everything… #cute #animals

I took this photo at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney. It always makes me smile because it looks as if the sheep are gossiping. At least, the first sheep is and she's put the other one to sleep. What do you think the sheep might be saying?

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Middlemarch Shifters: Sutton Salt Lake #travel #newzealand

Several of the books in my Middlemarch Shifters series mention Sutton Salt Lake. In My Feline Protector, a villain terrorizes the heroine during a visit to the lake. Our visit was a peaceful one. Sutton Salt Lake is an inland lake. It is an unusual lake because, as...

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Interview with Cynthia Sax #scifi #cyborgs @CynthiaSax

According to her bio, Cynthia Sax lives in a world filled with magic and romance. Although her heroes may not always say “I love you,” they will do anything for the women they adore. They live passionately. They play hard. They love the same women forever. That sounds...

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Part-Time Lovers Release Day #contemporary #romance #series

Have you read Clandestine Lovers and wondered what happened to Nolan? Nolan's story is here and things don't exactly go the way he wants...   Here is the blurb: Now that Nolan Penrith is finished with the Farmer Seeks a Wife reality show, he’s ready to get back...

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