Monthly Archives: September 2012

Six Sentence Sunday #11

G’day, Six Sentence Sunday Seekers!

This week I continue with a snippet from my unfinished novel, Rani’s Right. Today’s instalment follows on soon after this one but is part of a flashback in which our narrator recalls the moments thinking of Rani while boarding a flight with her boyfriend in her old friend’s home city of Singapore. Enjoy! Continue reading

Six Sentence Sunday #10

Good morning, everyone!

This week I continue with a snippet from my unfinished novel, Rani’s Right. Today’s instalment follows on soon after this one. Enjoy! Continue reading

Book Review: Arcadium by Sarah Gray

This review is for Arcadium by Sarah Gray, a zombie apocalypse story set in Melbourne Australia.  The book can be found on Amazon (US) here.

Okay, on with the review…

When I came across a zombie apocalypse story set in my home city of Melbourne I could not go past Sarah Gray’s Arcadium. I’m always drawn to local stories to see how realistically the author presents the locations. I actually discovered a new suburb I didn’t know about! I need to get out west more. Continue reading

SPF Burqa

A thought struck me this evening… yes, it does happen occasionally! There’s lots of talk in many countries about banning the burqa because of the difficulty in identifying the person beneath and many other made-up reasons. There’s probably not quite as much talk about why Muslim women wear them or the more revealing hijab in the first place. Is it strictly an Islamic tradition? I’ve heard some claims it isn’t so much a religious requirement as an Arabic cultural thing.

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Six Sentence Sunday #8

Morning, everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed the little Sundae treat last week. 😉

This week I’ve gone back to my unfinished novel, Rani’s Right. Today’s instalment continues straight from this one. Enjoy! Continue reading

The Big Brake Ripoff

Opinion #1 – The Big Car Dealership Service Department

When replacing brake pads on a standard family car the brake discs must always be machined to nano-scale smoothness to match the surface of the new pads so that braking is maximised, because of course if there are slight imperfections in the disc when the pads are squeezed against the disc, your car won’t stop.

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Rochelle’s Briefcase Chapter 6 is Out!

Hi Story-Time fans!

Thanks for reading my mystery/thriller serial novel Rochelle’s Briefcase!

At the conclusion of  chapter 5, Rochelle and Tina ran into the mysterious man they’ve been chasing outside the women’s fashion store. Readers voted that Rochelle slips up and calls him by the name she has on the list given to her by courier back in Chapter 1, of people who know too much.

Chapter 6 opens with the reactions of everyone involved. Hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoyed writing it.

Cheers! 🙂

 

Six Sentence Sunday #7

Morning, everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed the little Sundae treat last week. 😉

This week I’ve gone back to my unfinished novel, Rani’s Right. Today’s instalment continues straight from this one. Enjoy! Continue reading