One of the best biographies you will ever read

7 facts about Chairman Mao – The Unknown Story In The Giddy Career of Mr Gadd (deceased) some of the characters argue over which 20th century leader was responsible for the most deaths. Winnie says that Chairman Mao’s actions were responsible for more deaths than Continue Reading

Changing funeral culture in China

 Changing funeral culture in China It may seem strange to start a post about the changes to funeral culture in China with a photo from Taiwan, but hopefully when you read this article it will make sense. Tom Williams has kindly let me guest on Continue Reading

Featured on the award winning blog ‘BeingAnne’

Featured on the award winning blog ‘BeingAnne’ “She went in search of history and found her own future. Becky has lost her job and her direction in life so is thrilled when she gets the chance to go to Barbados and research the exiled Monmouth Continue Reading

Conversations with Jenny kane

Conversations with Jenny Kane “Do you model any of your characters after people you know? If so, do these people see themselves in your characters? The self-interested Francesca was based on a neighbour and school classmate of mine in Barbados. (Name changed – of course). Continue Reading