Success….

At a recent writers' workshop, a piece of my flash fiction came third in a competition, while the first page of the space adventures was among the top few. Inspired to continue.

Submission accepted

I am excited that another story of mine has been accepted for a magazine. Watch this space to find out when and where it will be published! ***update*** January 11th in 'Yours' magazine. It is an uplifting story about a wife whose husband has dementia.

Summer Stars

With many people taking a summer break during August, there is an excellent opportunity to have a late night or a broken night, while not getting too cold.  I am referring to the annual Perseid meteor shower…assuming it is a clear night of course.  This year, the Perseids are due to appear during the nights …

Orion

     When Orion strides into view, you know it is a sign that winter is well under way and with it, clear, dark skies (weather permitting!) due to the decrease in atmospheric disturbance.  When the air is colder, the atmosphere holds much less moisture compared to the summer months.  The additional moisture probably hinders the …

Winter Hexagon

     As the evenings become darker, so do the mornings and it is helpful to remember that you can also get outside in the morning just before sunrise to enjoy stars and planets and the Moon.       The Winter Hexagon asterism appears in the early evening, giving you time to orientate yourself before becoming overwhelmed …

Progress!

As October draws to a close, I am delighted to report that I have uploaded the full transcript of my newspaper column that I wrote for the Express and Echo. Also, A stroll through the stars text is complete and I am awaiting more images to include. I have received some positive comments regard the …