Hello everyone! My short story 'Homestead Act' has been published in the most recent issue of Ontario-based Raconteur Literary Magazine and you should be able to pick up a copy of the relevant Issue 6 through Amazon where it is available as both an e-book and in paperback. I'm looking forward to getting my own… Continue reading Publication Announcement: Short story “Homestead Act” published
Here's the mother tag-question post! Apologies for rushing this a bit but I was typing it up last night with a couple of wildfires not terribly far from my town and was waiting for updates/possible evacuation alerts. (Update July 20: things are rather calmer this morning and while a few town properties are on alert,… Continue reading Legends of Western Cinema Tag
And the winner is Hamlette! To celebrate this week celebrating the legends of western cinema, I'd like to offer a giveaway prize! There is another (better!) Giveaway being held over at one of our blogathon host's blogs, here: I'm offering an e-book from the e-book distributor Smashwords. (Yes, I know a book is not a… Continue reading Legends of Western Cinema Week – A Little Giveaway
I am sadly unlikely to be able to participate as much this year as I did last year, but I'll probably manage something. If you're interested in taking part in "five straight days... celebrating western movies and shows in every way we can think up -- reviews, games, lists, tributes, giveaways" gander over to the… Continue reading Legends of Western Cinema Week 2021 is coming!
Victoria Day is a federal public holiday here in Canada - on the penultimate Monday of May - and was first celebrated to honour Queen Victoria over 150 years ago. Informally, is considered the start of the summer season, and often a time when you can find Canadians, depending on their finances, going to their… Continue reading Happy Victoria Day!
Modified from a recipe provided by The LA Times I spy with my little eye something beginning with 'B'
Hello - I have been working the past couple of days to rework and update my website a bit - please let me know if I've changed it in some way that you don't like and I'll try and fix the problem. I'm trying to lay the ground work for adding some (more) new pages… Continue reading Update
Photos taken April 21st. Here are a few things growing in my garden. Horseradish - I received a plant from a friend a few years ago now. Last year I dug up the plant in the fall and made horseradish sauce - leaving some roots in the ground. This spring I moved the re-emergent growth… Continue reading April Garden
I will be joining in on this blogathon! I have a review ready, of a film adaption of Zane Grey’s The Light of Western Stars. I may be able to review the source book as well, if I have time to read it by the first week of April! See you then!
To kick off 2021, I am very pleased and excited to announce my second hosting of the Classic Literature On Film Blogathon! And of course you are all kindly and heartily invited to partake!
Classic novels and plays have provided cinema with some of the greatest stories of all time. They are part of the fabric of culture and have been powerful in helping us to understand ourselves. Since the early days of cinema, film-makers have mined the richness of classic tales for the silver screen. Some of our most beloved films have been based on the works of Charles Dickens, the Bronte sisters, Jane Austen and Mark Twain, to name a few. Indeed, many classic novels have been produced many times.
So, the main focus of the blogathon is to celebrate, examine, critique and review those films that have been based on classic literature!
As already mentioned, the concept…
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