While I’m busy working on my next collection of short stories, I’ve two ‘Author Spotlight’ posts for you this week.
First, let me introduce you to Geoff Le Pard. No stranger to my blog, Geoff has appeared on my blog several times. I’m always delighted when he pays Hugh’s Views And News a visit. He’s recently launched a brand new book, Apprenticed To My Mother, and has written the following piece for us. You won’t find this in the book, so this is an exclusive! Over to you Geoff.
My mother never cried. I mean that, truly. I cannot recall a time when she cried. She laughed so hard, she cried, yes, but tears of sadness, of grief of any of the usual reasons for those sorts of tears? No, not one.
It wasn’t because she was unfeeling or cold, far from it. She was empathetic and while a…
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