Yearly Archives: 2018

Books read 2018

I haven’t forgotten that I promised two more Lord of the Rings tours from New Zealand, but this is the end of the year and it’s time for our annual “Books we read and liked” over 2018. This was a year of classics.  We read, or re-read, a lot of what we deem the modern…

Who’s the smartest?

So my smart watch isn’t so smart when it doesn’t have its internet umbilical cord. We’re cruising from Australia to New Zealand.  We don’t have internet.  (Well, we could have internet, if we choose to pay 79c per minute.  It gets cheaper the more you purchase, but the maximum package is ten hours for $199. …

Is this a kissing book?

This week has been run-off-your feet busy.  So of course, the computer started giving issues as well.  Or not so much the computer, but we are getting lots (and lots, and lots) of spam.  I think we’ve caught most of the spam, by upping the spam filter, but the occasional non-spam message gets caught in…

Where I’d like to be

We have been so busy lately. Right now I’d love to be somewhere else. We’ve holidays coming up in December, so it’s not that far away, but that’s one of the things that’s making us work harder. I’m exhausted.

It’s goodbye to another laptop

Sometimes the writing flows, sometimes it doesn’t, and while I prefer writing on a desktop to a laptop, the first drafts of our novels have been produced on laptops.  That’s because many of them have been written on our work commute. The first basic requirement for me has always been, “Can the laptop fit into…