Category Archives: Author/Writer, Raconteur

Tales from a often amusing life but never a dull one. If you have never been sad then you can never be glad.

A Covenant Of Spies

It’s my father’s fault that I write spy novels, as my interest was aroused when he held a position as deputy head of a counter intelligence desk inside the War Department at the end of WWII. As one would expect … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton Cheadle ~ An adventure in the Edinburgh vaults

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
The South Bridge Vaults in Edinburgh, are hidden beneath one of the city’s busiest street, and can be accessed by the public through guided tours of a few of its subterranean chambers.…

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An Ever-Changing Line—Or—Nuances Of The English Language

  You’ve got to keep going or you’ll stop and standstill. You’ve got to keep going while you still have the will. If you stop going then the will’s going leave And if you leave the will behind you’ll nothing … Continue reading

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Lord Byron’s insanity

Originally posted on bookerworm:
? Lord Byron, English poet, aged 25 in a painting by Richard Westall (1813) This is a poem by me about the turbulent and gloomy thoughts and moods of the famously infamous 19 th century English…

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Free Amazon Audiobook Coupons

From the 50 free audiobook coupons, (25 Amazon .com 20 Amazon .co) I was given on Thursday for The Desolate Garden I now have only 5 for Amazon .com but still 20 for Amazon co. If you would like to take … Continue reading

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Audio

Yesterday I was given 50 Amazon audio coupons for a free download of The Desolate Garden by my publishing company.  There are 19 coupons left for Amazon. com and 20 coupons left for Amazon. co uk. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Audio

The Desolate Garden, once under a 6 year paid option to become a $30,000,000 film, now available FREE with a thirty-day Amazon audio trial. A five-minute sample can be heard on these links— US: https://www.audible.com/pd/B07YM4YCCY/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-166355&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_166355_rh_us UK: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B07YMJX81L/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-166355&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_166355_rh_uk  

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The Small Dog and the Visitor

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
“Oh, writer, you had better come,” The Small Dog whispered low, “There’s something going on out there, I think you ought to know.” She sounded quite unhappy, “…Be as quiet as a…

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A Thought

If the purpose of understanding is enrichment, wisdom, and truth, then there is no point to understanding as there is no definitive truth in any world where wisdom is not listened to and enrichment comes at the end of a … Continue reading

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EL BALCÓN

Originally posted on PERCEPCIONES:
? Me gustan los balcones, esas plataformas que emergen de las fachadas como si tuvieran una identidad propia y le dieran personalidad al edificio donde se encuentran. Una casa sin balcón, es como si estuviera ciega,…

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