Category Archives: book blog

Salt Cay, Bahamas


  Oct. 18: This blog is NOT about our next sailing adventure. It is about our next writing adventure. Sunday we fly to Nassau to begin a writer’s retreat ( and celebrate Ed’s birthday) which actually takes place on Salt Cay a … Continue reading

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History of Normans Cay


Sept. 1: The following is a chapter from Night Watch, our second suspense novel, set in the Bahamas. The history of drug trafficking through Normans Cay plays a pivotal role in the book. The research for this chapter came from several … Continue reading

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Gated Community


August 30: I have never been interested in living in a gated community. It always seemed a bit pretentious but here we are living in one-that is when we’re living on Sable our Catalina 385. Our home port is Halifax … Continue reading

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Under the Banyan tree


March 16:   A short post. Sable is in Melbourne Harbor Marina. We didn’t quite make the last two days. Very unusual weather coming to Florida. Very high seas-15-18  feet with swells up to 8 feet and winds 20 + … Continue reading

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Award Winner-The Long Road to Paris


Nov. 17:  The Long Road To Paris received honorable mention in the Writer’s Digest self-published book contest. We don’t know how many thousands of book were reviewed and judged, that information will be available when this contest is officially published in their magazine … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with Chickcharnies


Oct. 9: Jan’s story: We came to South Andros to gather some additional local color for the last chapters of Night Watch, our novel-in-progress set in the Bahamas. I’m afraid yesterday we got a bit more than we’d planned.  During … Continue reading

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The last unexplored wilderness


Oct. 3: The more we read the more we are convinced that South Andros has all the characteristics we need  for the final scenes of Night Watch. Andros is the largest of the Bahamas islands and is described in one of … Continue reading

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