Blair McDowell

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The two things I enjoy most in life are traveling and writing. I think I’ve been writing stories since the day I was first given a pencil and paper. I had a vivid imagination as a child…a characteristic that has gotten me into trouble more than once, and that has only increased with age. I’ve never been able to recount any event without embellishing it.

So it was natural that I should turn to writing fiction. And even more natural to choose to write romantic suspense, where I could let my imagination run wild.

In my earlier days, my work took me to some fascinating places; the Torres Strait islands, off the north coast of Australia, the Caribbean before it became a tourist haven, Hungary when the Russian soldiers were still patrolling the st

Lisbon #4 - Where we test the Portuguese health system!

We had such plans for Lisbon. Museums to see, restaurants to sample, churches to visit. We’ve been able to do none of it.

Last Sunday, I fell in Vancouver airport trying to get into one of their too high people carriers – you know the ones I mean. They look like tanks and the step up into them is about 18 inches. I scraped my leg and actually punctured it.By yesterday, five days later, it is badly Read more of this blog post »
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