Great review for Dying Phoenix

The Dying Phoenix is a very worthy sequel to Loretta Proctor’s The Long Shadow. I am pleased I read them in the ‘right’ order, as, knowing what I knew already about Nina’s spirited parents and grandparents, I was keen to find out how life would treat her. Nina’s tale comes to life in the turbulent […]

Earthquake news in Kephalonia

Passing on some news in Greece.  Lorri The Ionian island of Kefalonia is recovering from a series of earthquakes. The first, on January 26, registered 6.0 on the Richter scale. A second major tremor, a little less powerful, hit a week later. There have also been hundreds of aftershocks. There is relief that the quakes […]

Lost smiles and happiness in Greece?

I met up the other day with a teacher friend from Thessaloniki.  She was here in the UK to take part in a talk at Newman College so we met up briefly in Birmingham New Street station for a coffee.  I had warned her the weather here was like something out of Genesis and that […]