Travels

The Rambling Writer Returns to Playa Sonrisa, part 2

Join Thor and me as we snorkel in one of our favorite spots in the world — the “Blue Lagoon” in the marine preserve near remote Xcalak, Mexico. Another Geezer Adventure. NOTE: This blog series started Nov. 26 as we returned once more to Playa Sonrisa (Beach of Smiles), our special place not only because we …

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Playa Sonrisa, part 1

After three canceled trips due to pandemic and surgeries, Thor and I finally return to our favorite Caribbean beach and reef for snorkeling. Another Geezer Adventure. NOTE: Despite every possible vaccination and vigilant mask-wearing, I managed to pick up a bug (not Covid) on the way home, so this post will hit a few highlights …

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Author Interview: Chaz Brenchley Part 2

  AUTHOR INTERVIEW: CHAZ BRENCHLEY, Part 2 Interviewed by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel Part 1 of this interview appeared here at the Book View Cafe last week, October 13 2023 His writing is lush and evocative, but there’s something primal about the work of Chaz Brenchley. Whether he’s himself, Daniel Fox, Ben Macallan, or any of …

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Author Interview: Chaz Brenchley, part 1

  Author Interview: Chaz Brenchley Interviewed by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel His writing is lush and evocative, but there’s something primal about the work of Chaz Brenchley. Whether he’s himself, Daniel Fox, Ben Macallan, or any of several other possible people, Chaz writes about obsession and transformation, families and friendships, identity and alienation. His characters start …

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Brenda Clough

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Brenda Clough       Writer Brenda W. Clough has stitched together an exotic quilt of a career and a life. She’s written classic fantasy, fantasy humor, fantasy for children, science fiction, steampunk, and even contemporary mystery. Her most recent novels are eleven volumes of historical fiction set in Victorian England featuring Miss …

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