Lest We Forget

If you look at the back right-hand side of a Canadian $10 bill, you will see an old veteran standing at attention near the National War Memorial in Ottawa. His name is Robert Metcalfe and he died last month at the age of 90. That he managed to live to that age is rather remarkable, … More Lest We Forget

It’s Free!!!

Here’s your chance! Get an e-book copy of my latest novel, SECRET SHEPHERD, absolutely free on Amazon. For this week only. No hitches! All you need to do is click on the link below and download the novel: To whet your interest, here is a ‘blurb’ about the book, followed by the first chapter. Enjoy! … More It’s Free!!!

A Double Header

We’ve a double header of good news to share with you today.  First, a short story of mine has been chosen for an anthology of stories by authors from all over the world. Second, an international writers’ association has included my latest novel SECRET SHEPERD in a 10-book giveaway set for October.  The anthology is … More A Double Header

Fall Reading

I’m very pleased to tell you that my publisher, Solstice Publishing Inc., has included my latest novel, SECRET SHEPHERD, on a poster promoting six novels as fall reading selections! They publish dozens of books a year so it is a special treat to have my latest novel included. Awesome! As you may recall, SECRET SHEPHERD … More Fall Reading

This Is Nice!

Well now … this is kinda nice. Not sure whether to be embarrassed, or delighted, or both … so here it is. We’ve just learned that my latest novel, SECRET SHEPHERD, has been shortlisted for another award. It’s called The Reader’s Choice Award.This is a big awards program with categories ranging from children’s to sci-fi, … More This Is Nice!


On this day, fifteen years ago, we lost a wife, a mother, a nana, a sister, a friend to thousands. Judi Osborne was the cornerstone of our lives. We may have lost her physical presence, but we continue to celebrate Judi’s amazing energy, her intelligence and her exemplary character. Judi was a remarkable woman who … More Fifteen