NUDE BATHING: Just look at these happy individuals enjoying themselves. No one told them that boys and girls can’t jump into the same hot spring and enjoy a bit of mixed bathing. Japan’s snow monkeys are free to do as they like.
The same cannot be said for their human cousins. I was staying in the region with friends and they told me about the problems facing the hot spring spa industry. Continue reading
I took this photograph at Lennox Head which is just south of where I live on the Gold Coast (Australia). I was there with a friend, who is a hang-gliding enthusiast, and she told me about the thrills of the sport. I said some of them sounded decidedly scary. If I took up anything similar, I’d go for paragliding … it looked far safer.
‘No way!’ she said. ‘You could end up in the stratosphere.’ Continue reading
The Emerald Buddha is Book Four in my Hansen Series of mystery thrillers. I am giving away FREE COPIES (pdf, epub, kindle) to my friends for a LIMITED PERIOD. To obtain one, CLICK: http://eepurl.com/bNh_nn
If something seems too good to be true then it probably isn’t true. Erica should have remembered that when she agreed to take up an exciting job offer. Her talents were needed to track down a gang of thieves who were stealing ancient Buddhist treasures and selling them on the world market. Continue reading
THE SUITCASE is Book One in my Hansen Series of mystery thrillers. I am giving away FREE COPIES (pdf, epub, kindle) to my friends for a limited period. To obtain one, click: http://eepurl.com/bIEZdT
Getting into bed with an older woman can turn a young man’s head. David Paget didn’t see himself as a toy boy and he didn’t think of Sue Lynne as a cougar. That was his first mistake. His second came when he agreed to collect a suitcase from Hong Kong and take it to Australia. Sue Lynne said the case contained family memorabilia ─ old photographs and that sort of thing. David thought the contents were too old to be dangerous and that was his third mistake. Continue reading
There’s serious stuff and fun stuff in my latest book. Check out the latest in: extreme sports, natural disasters, health risks, war, crime and other hazards that we could face in our daily lives. CLICK HERE TO READ ONLINE.
The world changes but certain things remain the same. One is the universal (or near universal) desire of young men to find the girl of their dreams. Another is the desire (or near universal desire) of fathers to check out young guys who have an eye on their daughters.
Our lives are becoming more complicated and this makes us vulnerable to predators and other dangers. Knowledge is the best defence. In short, we have to be streetwise. In this post, I highlight a few of the dangers facing us today.