Cumbria and the Lake District

Now for the most beautiful part of my trip. First Cumbria, in the Northern part of England and then Lake Windermere, in the Lake District. Enjoy! The first morning in Cumbria, a rainbow greets me…  Sheep, Sheep, and more sheep. Gave me a taste for lamb, which Zoe cooked to perfection!     OK. There … Read more

If It’s Wednesday, it must be Stirling

Well, really, it was last weekend, but who’s keeping score? On Saturday I drove from Edinburgh over to Stirling where my partner in crime, Author Zoe Sharp, and I spent the day (and night) carousing with writers mostly from Scotland. I met some folks with whom I’d been corresponding, and even more with whom I … Read more

My Week in Cuba

As many of you already know from the photos I posted, I visited Cuba February 11-18, but it’s taken me a while to write about it. I think I needed to process exactly how I felt. I knew it was an important trip, and not just because I’m setting a novel there (which I am). … Read more