Grace Wynne-Jones Blog

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A Marvellous Menagerie and a Darling Goat

My childhood home, a rambling rectory, not only housed my family but a marvellous menagerie of creatures. Among our more exotic pets were a pair of chameleons and some tree frogs. The chameleons darted...

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Podcast and Sweet Peas

Hi Folks, The weather is a bit warmer here today, though still rather chilly and prone to occasional hailstones. Currently wearing three charity shop bought sweaters. I have bought less clothes in charity shops...

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Twittering and ‘The Truth Club’

I was twittering a bit today on Twitter. I retweeted some things I thought were interesting and also did a couple of tweets about my novel ‘The Truth Club’ as part of my ‘social...

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New Year

Love and light Sweeties and Happy New Year! Here is a quote I was reminded of today when doing a bit of Internet surfing: “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely...

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Painting and Secrets

Hi Folks, Painted this wee picture quite a while ago (only part of the painting is shown here…I must find out a bit more about jpeg ‘uploads’). I was in a room with a...

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Podcast and Tomatoes

It has been quite a while since I’ve written a blog and I have yet to buy a new digital camera. Did find one quite a while ago in a charity shop only it...

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Sitting and Stillness

I wrote an Amazon review quite a while ago and chanced upon it recently. The review is about a book called ‘Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search For Health and Healing’. It...

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Painting and drawing and doodles

I love painting and drawing and would like to make more time for it. I am very much an amateur at it but that’s fine! Sometimes it’s nice to approach something with a sense...

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Howdy

Lovely sunny weather here recently….my wee patio garden looks quite lush and perky. Sat out re-reading ‘Paradise News’ by David Lodge for a while yesterday. Highly recommend that book, funny, humane and intimate. Put...

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Podcasts

If you are in the mood for being read to you might like to click on this podcast link. Podcast Jho Harris of podcasts.ie kindly interviewed me some years ago and also asked me...

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Have Yourselves A Merry Little Christmas

I drew this wee drawing in cartoon drawing evening classes last year and coloured it in, somewhat quickly, the other day. Love drawing, though I’m clearly no expert at it! ‘Let yourselves be silently...

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Summery sunflower

Want to make a toasted cheese and tomato sandwich for lunch…might also have a posh M&S chocolate and stem ginger biscuit…but wanted to ‘post’ this photo first. Thanks to Philip Casey for doing something...

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Howdy!

We’ve been having some lovely summery weather in Ireland lately…great for pleasant seaside strolls. My little patio garden looks quite tropical in places! Very glad that I bought some wee tomato plants at a...

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FREE EBOOK ON ITUNES!

My novel ‘Wise Follies’ is FREE on Itunes for the whole month of August. It’s about the search for Mr Wonderful, and much more… Free ebook click here At some point want to post...

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SUMMER SHORT STORIES

My short story ‘Dancing Naked On The Lawn’ has been included in a collection of stories called ‘Holiday Fling’. I want to add the link to Amazon… Wonder if I click on the ‘link’...