Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wallpaper Monday

Filed under “Looks Like A Painting” — the Bisti Badlands in New Mexico, with a bit of gorgeous Milky Way thrown in for good measure. This photo is a sci-fi story waiting to happen… (Click the image to embiggen. Photo … Continue reading

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The Warrior’s Challenge is in the wild

Without A Front: The Warrior’s Challenge has entered its pre-release phase, meaning that for the next two weeks, it is being sold in e-book format exclusively in the Ylva store. After that, it will be available everywhere, including Amazon and … Continue reading

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Wallpaper Monday

While the headlines and social media are saturated with news of the terrorists attacks in Paris, I’ve seen almost no coverage of the terrorist attacks in Beirut, which occurred one day earlier. The latest report from CNN lists 43 dead … Continue reading

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Getting a mountain fix 1: Four-in-One Cone

One thing that I really, really miss in Portugal is the presence of real mountains. Year-round streams and tall trees, too, but at least I can find those within a reasonable drive from the Algarve. Real mountains, the kind with … Continue reading

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Rain after drought = flood

After more than four months of summer drought, the Algarve has finally been getting its autumn rains. But less than two weeks of occasional squalls plus a day or two of light rain hasn’t been enough for the water to … Continue reading

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