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I'm originally from Auckland, New Zealand, but have lived in the USA for 26 years. I studied at Auckland University, New Zealand, and have a BA, MA, Women's Studies Certificate, and a PhD. from the University of Kentucky. I'm interested in Modernist and Victorian Literature, with an added fascination with Dystopian works. I've taught college English for many years, but now devote my time to writing from home. Presently I'm writing a book on grief, entitled Coming Back. It covers my journey care-giving my husband through 6 years of pancreatic cancer.

  • ““A wind has bl…

    ““A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.”…E.E. Cummings

“Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that some spirit is manifest in the laws of the universe, one that is vastly superior to that of man.” - Albert Einstein

What the Monster Said

writing about monsters lets me be myself

The Thesis Whisperer

Just like the horse whisperer - but with more pages

On The Heath

where would-be writer works with words

Girl for Animal Liberation

I am the voice of the voiceless

Sunset Boulevard

Writings of a Cinephile

Surviving Loss

“A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.” ~Philippe Aries

Architecture NZ

a selection of fine contemporary architecture throughout New Zealand