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I took part in the A-Z April Blog Challenge 

Pictures say it all...

Photo: Simon Murgatroyd....
which is the background graphic for my next
novel due out later in 2015
the recent Eclipse
Luna Eclipse LOL
Our horse Luna's spotty bottom!

How small are we? 
(prepare to be awed!)

what the night sky would look like if the planets were nearer

Fabulous time lapse photography
from dusk to dawn in Devon

Part 1 and 2 of 'Nigel Goes to Space' 
really interesting videos by Nigel Henbest,
a good friend of mine

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  1. I can't get over the amount of light pollution in that first photo from what I assume is the International Space Station.

    1. Yes I think it was from the ISS - Europe and USA are very bad aren't they? no wonder we can't see the stars that well!

  2. Oh I love your cover - thanks for sharing the process. I am trying to design my book covers and having alot of fun.
    Thanks so much for your visit to my blog for A to Z
    So very nice to meet you. Have a lovely time in Wales

    1. Thanks for the compliment - my Indie covers are all designed by Cathy Helms of www.avalongraphics.org - to be honest here think carefully about designing your own unless you really know what you are doing. Quality text needs a quality cover. As Indie Review Manager for the Historical Novel Society I see so many good indie books let down by their obviously 'home designed' cover. I always advise to get a professional if you can.

  3. Gorgeous pictures. I feel so peaceful looking at them.

    1. Thanks - and thanks for dropping by my blog!

  4. Nighttime is so cool. And creepy. :)

    1. Can be creepy - can be exciting as well!

  5. Great pictures and I love the video of the relative size of planets and suns.


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