Monthly Archives: January 2017

Harking back, sadly

Chapter six of Christobel. Chris and Frieda visit her grandfather, whose life is almost all behind him and present is bleak. All he has left are reminiscences. If you would like to begin reading Christobel from the beginning, please go to … Continue reading

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A century turning

Here is chapter five of my two-stories-in-one novel Christobel. It’s 1899 and Christobel, having decided to become a nurse, has now qualified. The dying months of the nineteenth century fade away and the bright, hopeful twentieth begins. Then the chapter … Continue reading

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The German connection

Here is chapter four of Christobel, wherein the (other) titular Chris moves to Germany to work and live with his German girlfriend Frieda. The present-day part of the book is set in 2014-15, back in the halcyon, non-xenophobic days of … Continue reading

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Meet Christobel

Here is chapter three of my novel Christobel, wherein the titular heroine (and she really is – a heroine, I mean) makes her first appearance, through her diary, which is being read by her great-great-grandson and namesake Chris and his … Continue reading

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More about angels

Ministering angels, that is, not the biblically-robed, winged variety to be found in stained glass windows. Care-giving nurses. Here is chapter two of my new novel Christobel, the heartrending story of two nurses separated by a century, which I’m serialising … Continue reading

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Angels in the family

May I tell you a little about my embryonic new novel of ministering angels, which is currently making its way from my brain to hard disc? It’s a (rather) heartrending tale about two nurses living a century apart. Chris is … Continue reading

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