ancestry, Family History Saga


DAVIES FAMILY: William (Will) & Annie Bedelia Davies Daughters - Annie Mary Eugene  (Midge) Veronica (Ronnie died age 7) Gertrude (Grit) Theresa Mary Veronica Sons Frank, James and Young William   RIVERS FAMILY: William Halford & Ruby Rivers Daughter Beryl Helen Sons Derek (stillborn) and Raymond   HARD FAMILY: William (Bill) & Mary Hard aka Halford… Continue reading WHO’S WHO



I'd like to take a few moments to remember my Aunts Teresa and Grit and Uncles Jim and Bill. Sadly they are all now deceased, but without the stories and anecdotes of their childhood with my mother, Unexpected Answers could never have been written. The snippets of memories they gave me have been 'fleshed' out to… Continue reading MEMORIES


BBC Sussex Interview

7th September 2017 It's been an exciting day for me. I chatted about my book with BBC Sussex radio presenter, Allison Ferns on her afternoon show. She is so easy to get along with and made me welcome straight away. She asked me lot's of interesting questions rather than simply asking what the story is about. When… Continue reading BBC Sussex Interview



4th September and woke to 'mizzle'. A good word to describe that finest of fine rain. The clouds are dropping and yet the forecast says it will brighten up later. Yesterday, I sent a couple of suggestions to Dino my book cover designer. He did a brilliant job of one sample but it's good to… Continue reading UNEXPECTED ANSWERS


First blog post

Hello friends on this gorgeous Saturday evening. The sun is out and there's hardly a breath of wind. Eastbourne is really living up to it's title of the Sunshine Coast. These days my head is buzzing with 'Unexpected Answers', my debut novel. What is unexpected is all the technology I am having to learn. Facebook and… Continue reading First blog post