A visit to Dumfries Museum and a review of Secret Dumfries by Mary Smith

Check out Robbie’s review of Secret Dumfries by Mary Smith

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I chose Scotland for our holiday destination this year with the proviso that we travel via York and visited the Bronte Museum, a placed I have longed to visit ever since I read about the tiny books produced by the Bronte siblings.

On Tuesday morning, after a brief visit to York and the Lake District, we drove to Dumfries in Scotland. Dumfries is a small town situated on the River Nith and is the place where famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns, lived for the last years of his life and died.

I was excited as we were meeting up with fellow blogger and author, Mary Smith, who had kindly offered to show us around her beautiful and historic town. Mary has written two non-fiction books about Dumfries and its history and a third is in the process of being finalised for publication. I bought and read a copy of Secret…

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega, @VashtiQV

A fascinating interview with author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega

Colleen M. Chesebro

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Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you one of my favorite award winning authors, Vashti Quiroz-Vega. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE which she did. But stayed tuned… Vashti and I have a candid discussion behind some of the themes she explores in her books!

I love Vashti’s writing and believe me, I know what I’m talking about! I’ve read and reviewed, The Fall of Lilith. Read my review HERE. I’ve also read and reviewed, Son of the Serpent. Read that review HERE.

Please meet my guest author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega, who is also an accomplished poet.

Author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega

Vashti Quiroz-Vega is a writer of Fantasy, Horror, and Thriller. Since she was a kid she’s always had a passion for writing and telling stories. It has always been easier for her to express her thoughts on…

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Music: Weekly Song Challenge, Week 28

The Rules:

Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to Laura’s post.

Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.

Tag two people to participate!

The Songs:

Post a video of a song that reminds you of a loved one.

“In Your Eyes” by Joan Armatrading reminds me of my Partner.

Post a video of a song that mentions a food or drink.

War -“Spill the Wine”

Post a video of a song that talks about rain or sunshine.

Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine

It took the challenge from willowdot21