Tag Archives: memoirs

The wounded heart of Paris

The white dome of the Sacré-Cœur, floating like some fairy tale castle against the blackness was my very first glimpse of Paris. It was a school trip, we were no more than children… and I fell in love with the … Continue reading

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Writing: The Whole Truth ~ Leslie Tate interviews D. G. Kaye

Reblogged from Leslie Tate: Debby Gies I interviewed Debby Gies about her memoirs written under the pen name D G Kaye, her book and travel blogs, and her work with online groups. Debby, who is a prolific author and blogger, … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Loved ones, Molly Bloom and Kay Merkel Boruff

You know my two-legs… she’s always gallivanting. Well, okay, not that often…apart from work every day… but it feels like it sometimes. Anyway, she’s home now, for ages, she says. With Christmas coming, that is good news for me! I … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Geoff Le Pard

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Geoff Le Pard who blogs at Tangental. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly … Continue reading

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Colleen Cheeseboro reviews ‘”Twenty Years After ‘I Do'” by D, G, Kaye

Reblogged from Colleen Cheeseboro: MY RECOMMENDATION: Canadian author, D. G. Kaye has written a heartwarming memoir in “Twenty Years After I Do,” detailing the ups and downs of marriage to an older man. I was eager to read this book because … Continue reading

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Janice Spina interviews D. G. Kaye

Reblogged from Jem’s Books: Please help me welcome author D.G. Kaye to Jemsbooks Blog Segment, Interview an Author. Debby is a wonderful online friend of mine whose friendship I cherish. Thank you so much for inviting me over here today … Continue reading

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Michelle Clements James reviews D.G. Kaye’s Twenty Years After I Do

Reblogged from Book Chat: Blurb In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she has accrued through twenty years of keeping her marriage strong and thriving despite the everyday changes and challenges of aging. Kaye reveals how … Continue reading

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No More Mulberries with Mary Smith

Reblogged from Jessie Cahalin at Books in my Handbag Blog: I was intrigued when Mary Smith asked me if she could present an extract about Afghan food.  Always keen to learn more about food and other cultures, I invited Mary … Continue reading

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Whitsy clothes

As I drove home from work on Whit Sunday, I passed a family walking in the sunshine. They were all female, and looked to be from around four years old to great-granny in her eighties. It took me back to … Continue reading

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A Year with Grandfather – Guest Post by Felicity Sidnell Reid at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape As I toiled upstairs one morning in my grandparents’ house, a rumbling angry voice broke the silence. I couldn’t make out the words, but the emotion couldn’t be misread, even by an eight-year-old. I … Continue reading

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