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‘Is That You?’

The elderly woman walked up and took the book from my hand. “Is that you?” she asked, pointing to the back cover. Her eyes sparkled with intelligent energy. “Yes, Miss,” … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · 12 Comments

Worth Sharing

   Good news is scarce in today’s world. It’s heartwarming when stories like the following emerge from otherwise horrendous events. It was written by an American flight attendant who was aboard Delta Flight 15 on September 11, … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · 11 Comments

Sad Story, Happy Ending

  The boy was close to tears as he climbed down from the golf cart parked next to the pro shop. Bobby noticed the youngster’s distress and walked over. The … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 6 Comments

Anatomy of a Death Threat

We’ve all seen news reports of people getting death threats. Have you wondered what it’s like? Here’s one family’s experience. The names are fictitious; the events are not.  “A man called my … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · 6 Comments

Curling Up On Their First Date

  I’m pleased to tell you the story below has just been accepted for an anthology to be published in June. It’s a love story, a very personal one. Hope you like it. * … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 6 Comments


Doctors Without Borders / Medécins Sans Frontières is the beneficiary of a recently published anthology of 51 short stories and poems. All proceeds from the sale of Voices From The … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

It’s A Hat-Trick + 1

I’m very pleased to tell you that my short story collection and two novels have been chosen for awards in an international readers’ competition. Encounters With Life—Tales of Living, Loving … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 14 Comments

Dinner From Hell

Some family gatherings are best forgotten. This would be one on them. The fact is William didn’t want to be there in the first place. A visit to his wife’s … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 8 Comments

I Am Aylan

My name is Aylan. A friend is writing this for me. I can’t because I drowned. I was three years old. After ISIS and other people attacked our city in … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · 6 Comments