Back Home!

It was a pretty good weekend, even though we had moments of wishing we were back in Hawaii… in a fantasy resort full of books and writers where dogs never get old… yes, I did say ‘fantasy’. But now that both Princess and Hermione seem better...

Midweek Assessment — looking forward to LCC’2017

This time next week I’ll be in Honolulu for Left Coast Crime! Part of me is so excited—my first time ever in Hawaii, meeting up with old friends and meeting new writers and readers and I love hotels. Another part is stressed… Hermione hasn’t done a poo in two days....

Midweek Assessment: March!

It’s March! It feels like I’ve been staying home writing so long that even a trip to the dentist is an event! This was my pre-Hawaii trip (always get a check up before traveling!) and all’s good here… I love my new ‘home’ station,...

Midweek Assessment — 22 Feb

Came down with a nasty cold on Sunday and gave myself 3 days MC. This is my incentive calendar. Gave myself an MC tape through my sick days so my chain doesn’t get broken! I only had one day of being really sick, then two days of functioning but feeling totally...

Midweek Assessment, Valentine’s Day 1942

Biar putih tulang, jangan putih mata — death before dishonour When 13,000 Japanese troops landed in North-West Singapore, Lieutenant Adnan Saidi and 1,400 Malay Regiment soldiers held them off for two days without back up or supplies in the Battle of Opium Hill. When...