Book Reviews, film and television reviews, food and wine and general musings from within……


I have been pondering for weeks now, what do I blog about now that I have retired my Chatter Creek cottage blog? Well, life has

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Jane And Her Pups

My dogs make me smile, especially Peanut, who is the baby. Well, actually Peanut is middle age but he’ll always be my baby. He’s the

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When I was a child there was an old man that has remained in my memory. His name was Jack and his hair was very

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Meet Olivia

Meet my alter ego, Olivia Hardy Ray. She’s a bit off, as any alter ego should be. She helps me to see things in the

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Chatter Creek: Books

Reading is the ultimate relaxation, an entryway into fantasy land and the opportunity for compassion and connection. Reading is like religion because it transcends you,

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