Saying Good-Bye To Kaitoke

I'm starting my new life as a Lady in a van. It's exciting and bewildering all at the same time. Around me is organized chaos, waiting to...

Welcome To Paradise

It has been a month now that I live in my camper. I'm getting used to the nomad life. I’ve learned a few unexpected lessons. It’s not all...

Living The Van Life

The count down is on. It's only 19 days till my #Vanlife begins. I'm finding something new each day I have to add to my 'outfit.' The...

Hello Kaipara Harbour!

I finished a 5-day-tour exploring the Kaipara harbor - a vast body of water an hour north of Auckland. It's a very rural part of New...

It's All In The Stars!

Last weekend we celebrated my husband's life. My three-year-old grandson learned in kindy about Matariki and told me that Opi is now a...

The Hurting Heart

Here is the trailer for THE HURTING HEART. You'd think nothing much happens in a small village in one of the remotest places of New...

Dashing through the snow...

I know many of you live in the Northern Hemisphere and would instead look for woolen jumpers than t-shirts and sandals. I hope you have a...

NEW RELEASE : TOUCH ME

My author colleague's new book in the Alinta Bay Series is out! She loves the feel of his skin beneath her hands … Lexie Marshall packs...

Why Women Read

It's getting colder in the Southern Hemisphere. Just the right time to fill up my nightstand stack of books to read. - Although, that's...

Spring: New Book Coming Soon

Spring is ever so softly knocking at your door (I hope) and the nasty cold winter storms are behind you. Isn't that a good time to plan...

It's The Month Of Love

"...I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." Who can forget these epic words from one of the most...

A New Story And An Old Love

I used to own a small rail-way worker’s cottage in Taumarunui, a small town right in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand. For...

Grab a Bargain in Ghosttober

It's about to get crazy. You'd think after the year we had so far, that's a hard act to follow, but fear not, we'll manage. Of course,...

Need a day at the beach?

Not everyone is able to escape to the beach this summer. Whether you can't because there is just no beach in close distance, you have to...

Reducing Stress

I thought it's time to put on my 'old' psychotherapist hat for a moment. Why? Because the worldwide pandemic is causing huge stressors...

Award winning Books?

I'm over the moon. THE GIRL FROM THE TREE HOUSE has been long-listed for The Ngaio Marsh Award. It's a New Zealand award for excellence...

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