Discovering Fuerteventura 600 years ago

When Fuerteventura was Erbanie… …there were trees and natural springs and rivers in the valleys. It’s hard to imagine today. So I have uploaded an extract from The Canarian, written by monk Pierre Bontier and priest Jean le Verrier, two members who journeyed with Juan Bethencourt on his conquest of the Canary Islands. Trees fullContinue reading “Discovering Fuerteventura 600 years ago”

How to Approach the Esoteric teachings of Alice A. Bailey

It was twenty years ago when I began researching the Alice Bailey teachings for my PhD. I found myself in the School of Social Ecology at Western Sydney University under the supervision of Dr Lesley Kuhn who steered me in the direction of epistemology, a branch of philosophy concerned with the study of knowledge. IContinue reading “How to Approach the Esoteric teachings of Alice A. Bailey”

How the Alice Bailey books were composed

Something I learned from researching Alice Bailey: That all of the teachings Alice Bailey wrote in telepathic rapport with the Tibetan, Djwhal Khul or DK, are fully edited and crafted re-writes of collated material derived from ‘stream of consciousness’ writing in which Alice Bailey was attuned to a higher source. For some, this is aContinue reading “How the Alice Bailey books were composed”

‘Murder In Myrtle Bay’ by Isobel Blackthorn

Originally posted on gingerbookgeek:
Synopsis When feature writer Ruth Finlay and her elderly neighbor Doris Cleaver visit an antique and collectibles market in the small town of Myrtle Bay, they get a lot more than they bargained for. After Ruth’s old tennis coach is found dead, they discover that there’s no lack of people who…

Blog Tour: Murder in Myrtle Bay – Isobel Blackthorn

Originally posted on Bookshine And Readbows:
*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: When feature writer Ruth Finlay and her elderly neighbor Doris Cleaver visit an antique and collectibles market in the small town…

New Migrant Overwhelm?

Migration, permanent or temporary, from anywhere to anywhere is never easy. I’ve migrated from Australia, and I’ve lived in Fuerteventura for a full eleven days. What an eleven days! First up, I’ve come from a cold grey winter to bright warm sunshine, the maximum temperates double if not treble what I’ve been used to. ItContinue reading “New Migrant Overwhelm?”

Canary Islands Here I Come!

Back in June I wrote a post announcing I had submitted my residency application to live in Spain – Since then, I’ve been waiting two months to write this post. Two months anxiously waiting for my residency visa, and a month of that in limbo after I moved out of my former home andContinue reading “Canary Islands Here I Come!”

Book Review – The Beached Ones by Colleen M. Story

About The Beached Ones Daniel and his younger brother grew up in an abusive home. Daniel escaped. Now an established stunt rider, he intends to go back to rescue his brother. But then one jump goes horribly wrong . . . He recovers to find himself in Iowa, unscathed, yet his life has drastically changed.Continue reading “Book Review – The Beached Ones by Colleen M. Story”

Book Review – The Portable Nine by Pete Mesling

About The Portable Nine Meet Davenport, also known as the Mad Marksman of Malta. He is a hunter. Not of game or fowl, but of men. What he hunts he finds, and what he finds he exterminates—until his trusty revolver fails him at a crucial moment in Italy, that is, leaving a job unfinished andContinue reading “Book Review – The Portable Nine by Pete Mesling”

Book Review – Hag of the Hills by J.T.T. Ryder

I’m delighted to be a part of the latest Blackthorn Book Tour review of yet another good book! About Hag of the Hills Brennus is destined from birth to become a warrior, despite his farmer’s life. But when the Hillmen kill his family and annihilate his clan, he now has the opportunity to avenge thoseContinue reading “Book Review – Hag of the Hills by J.T.T. Ryder”

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