***Close-up and Personal – an exceedingly generous profile, courtesy of Melanie Jean Juneau of `Blogcatalog’.

September 26, 2013

Having discovered a rather humbling profile of myself RIGHT HERE, I must thank the respected Canadian writer `motherofnine‘ for her kind words. Meeting Melanie some time back – via the world blogging communities of Blogcatalog and Broowaha – I’ve come to know her as a renowned scribe and a prolific blogger. So there Melanie; although praise from […]

***My First Interview – courtesy of Alana Munro of `Support-a-Writer’.

May 22, 2013

To be perfectly honest, the only things I knew about the town of Karratha until recently, was that it was somewhere up in the northwest Australian outback, and the commercial centre of the Pilbara region; Karratha taking its name from the indigenous language meaning `good country’. How could I possibly have guessed it was also […]

***Versatile Blogger Award 2013 – crikey! a third blog award.

April 29, 2013

Thanks so much to Melanie (motherofnine9) for thinking of my humble blog for this award, being one of the 1st BC members to touch base with me on  joining this great community. Melanie is well respected in blogging circles, a warm human being, a prolific writer and a great contributor. Please drop by for her humorous, heartwarming and thought provoking […]

***Epically Awesome Award of Epic Awesomeness 2013 – my blog’s second award!

April 14, 2013

Haha, a new award, and quite a mouthful. But an award from a respected blogger is gratefully accepted; so thanks heaps to  Diary of an Internet Nobody for thinking of my writing, and its recent evolution into a modest blog. `An aging hippy living in Devon’, Dale classes his work as `eclecticism, humour, nonsense, opinionated ranting, […]

***Sunshine Blogger Award 2013 – a welcome surprise!

March 25, 2013

For those in the dark : `The Sunshine Award is an award given by bloggers to other bloggers. The recipients of the Sunshine Award are bloggers who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.’ To be honest, this Sunshine Award may well be my first award of any kind, having been graciously nominated by […]

Indian Summers : Mumbai and Beyond – Warm recollections of an Indian sojourn.

August 4, 2012

A signed hard copy of Indian Summers – the perfect gift for lovers of all things Indian – is a tactile, beautifully presented collection of 13 stories complete with a mosaic of richly coloured photos; equally at home in a backpack or on a coffee table. The complete e-book is also available.