From preparatory school to graduation day she always doubted the suitability of her education for a career in offshore engineering. Apparently morning meetings on North Sea platforms are not conducted in Middle English. Never once was her opinion sought on the aftermath of the Peloponnesian wars.
She was, however, frequently asked: “Can you type?”
Eventually, she rose to head up her own department in an international offshore contracting company.
Many years a full-time mother followed, and has concluded.
Creativity, and a new challenge, were sought and found in writing. Thus the twenty short stories comprising The Shortbread Tales came to fruition.
The recipe: the rich mixture of stories that comprise The Shortbread Tales brings the reader face to face with a diversity of yarns, covering encounters with the SAS in Borneo, robberies, horse racing, financial escapades and ghostly experiences. The locations are as varied as the subject matter: fr...