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Lagos, Portugal, Winter-Spring 2020

Writing on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 I’m going to do a single blog entry that I add to as our

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Caribbean Snowmageddon

On Friday January 17, 2020 when the wind and snow raged over eastern Newfoundland, I was sitting by the pool

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Hockey Night in Newfoundland

To be honest, I’ve really only been to 3-4 live hockey games in my life (except for kids and grand

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Tibb’s Eve

The 23rd of December, the day before Christmas Eve, Christmas Eve’s Eve … that’s Tibb’s Eve in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Give Books for Christmas Gifts.

Yes, buy books for Christmas gifts. Not just my books, any books. Children love books, whether you read to them

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My Writing: Past, Current, and Future

I’ve been writing all my life — from weekend school essays, that the teacher would sometimes read out to the

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Onward With My New Website … December 2019

My new website has been launched onto the world stage. My original website was created by my son, Peter, and

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What’s a Felsenmeer, Anyway?

Felsenmeer is a word with German origins. It means ocean of rocks or sea of stones. When Glenda  and I

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Charlie Freake is up and running

My first Indie publication is now getting out there in a big way.I had my first signing at Coles Avalon

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My Latest Work — Charlie Freake from Scilly Cove

I have made the jump --- to Indie. Indie publishing that is.Rather than going with a traditional publisher (DRC Publishing

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Trouty with the Grand-Kiddies

Glenda  and I have been in Trouty since June 30 with Charlotte and Spencer...without their parents! We have been having

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Life in St. John’s and Trouty June 2018

There’s a new Bosnian (Balkan) Restaurant opened in St. John’s. On Cookstown Road where it intersect LeMarchant Road. Glenda  and

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Why Am I Blogging?

Blogging is an interesting thing. Generally, the idea is that your writing and photos are so interesting and compelling you

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I have it!

Hi Everyone … everyone who follows my blog anyway.I finally have copies of my new book … in my hand!

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Home to Lisa has arrived

DRC Publishing tells me they have received Home to Liza from the printer. It has gone to DownHome for distributing,

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Hacked! Spammed!

I'm not sure how many of you were aware of it, but my website was down for 48 hours. Apparently

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Struggles with Writing

Every morning I get up at around 5 a.m. and go to my computer. I check Facebook, my own Felsenmeer

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A Hike in Goderich

Glenda and I did a hike on the Menesetung Bridge/Tiger Dunlop Trail in Goderich yesterday. There is a great series

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Wow! Enlightenment

I’m up at 5 a.m. as I often am. That’s when I write. I notice I have three comments on

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Starting Over

I haven’t blogged for 5 years! I think I never really understood what blogging was or how I could use

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Reading at the Ship Inn

I was accepted for WANL's Spring Tide Reading  Series (WANL = Writers Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador). They organize readings,

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Back to Writing

It feels good to be back. I haven't been able to get to my writing since Christmas. I have been

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Places You Can get The Mark of Time

The availability of  “The Mark of Time” is increasing. In addition to being available at this site and through the

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Signings at the Coles Bookstores

I spent the whole of Saturday afternoon sitting with Peter Stacey of DRC Publishing in the Coles Bookstores in St.

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About The Mark of Time

The Mark of Time is the second book in The Beothuk Trilogy. It is a 1000 year trek through the

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My Next Novel

With the final book of The Beothuk Trilogy delivered to the publisher, I am thinking about my next writing project.

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A reading at the Lewisporte Library

On a weekend in January 2013 my wife and I went to Lewisporte to do a reading from my most

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