A Mixed Bag

This holiday has been strange. I think the expectation and what marketing execs want to suggest is that Christmas or whatever holiday we celebrate must be happy. Everyone smiles, there is no conflict, tables are laden with food and the Christmas tree can hardly be seen for all the presents around it. The older I …

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woman holding book in front of German bunker outside

Retracing History

Last week I showed my amazing daughter-in-law, Mar, some of the historical spots of my WWII novel Surviving the Fatherland. She also helps me with marketing on Instagram and Facebook. It so happens that we live a five-minute walk from the places, my parents and main protagonists endured the war. We stopped by the old …

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