I’m Sensing a Theme

We have a couple of feeders at the house. Yesterday we were suddenly deluged with a huge flock of these guys. I’m thinking the red tail that’s been hanging around might want to tell a few friends. Otherwise it’s going to be a lot of pies! Birds seem to have become a theme of late….

The Maltman

Happy birthday to my big brother, Steve! Wandering the Howff again, trolling for material I suppose as always. That’s what I do all the time. You know that by now, don’t you? That’s what writers do: absorb everything and turn it sideways and fit it into stories. You have to turn it slant, as Emily…

Year of the Owl

Don’t I live in a gorgeous city? First, a little importuning: I know, it’s a bit much coming from someone who’s had more than her fair share of luck lately. But I’d really like you to vote for me for best horror short story for It’s a Curse. Pretty please? And as long as you’re…

Mistaken Identity

Happy new year, everyone. It’s been a cold and damp one so far in Ireland (shock!) but Miss Wendy and I managed to get out in the bit of sun yesterday for a little while to do some wandering and bird watching. New birds sighted included  chirpy little robin and moorhen up by Salmon Weir….