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The Savvy Child Within You - Become successful in your life and business using the forgotten childhood wisdom. Why is that when we enter the world of business we lose the inner wisdom of the child within us. The laughter, curiosity, honesty and the willingness to play together. Learn how to find that child and continue always to seek its wisdom and truth so that you can bring the inner child qualities into your personal life and business world.

Into Me I See
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A new poetry book composed by Mel Clifford & Emily Elzbeth.
Discover rarely seen inner worlds within this little treasure of poetry and photography. Each selection is vulnerably presented in its raw state freshly drawn from the soul of each author.

Changing the Way I Am
Second book of poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors. Poems written from four generations of family poets. Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins – The True Story of King Henry VIII
The second book in the series of The Adventures of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention, 'the Higulator'. Have the Craic when Doc meets King Henry VIII with the Manager and sets up the plan for getting his new wife.

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The Adventures of Doc Higgins
The tale of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention. How does the famous Doc plan to bring Alistair back from 1965 to his Nora?

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Poetry Just for You
Selection of Poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors.

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December 2022


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Message from a Hostel – What sound?

“Alistair what’s that whirring sound I hear?”  Nora asked as they travelled along the road.

“What sound Nora” replied Alistair?

“That whirring sound coming from the front of the Shebeen.  Don’t tell me you can’t hear it,” said Nora.

“Oh!  That whirring sound that just started about a mile back,” answered Alistair.

“It’s just […]

Message from a Hostel – Talk Funny

While sitting having breakfast with Nora along passed two men in their little golf buggy.  Eying the Shebeen up and down one of them said, “You’re a long way from home”.

“Yes from Ireland,” replied Nora.

“Oh my mother was from county Cork,” he added.

“Did she talk funny?”  Nora asked.

No she didn’t, […]

Message from a Hostel – We are here?

So this morning I asked Nora, “do we know where we are going today?”

“Oh Alistair, does anyone really know where they are going,” she replied.

“Feck me, that’s very profound for first thing in the morning,” Alistair replied.

“We will just stay on the pink road Alistair,” said Nora.

“The pink road Nora?,” […]

Message from a Hostel – Letter for King Henry VIII

  “Al and James, hold onto your jammy dodgers and girls your thrupenny bits.  You bring your knees in tight. But it’s the pelvic thrust – we are for home Ye haw.”

The Doc had started the Higulator and within seconds there was a flash of bright light and they had all disappeared.

A […]

Message from a Hostel – It’s time to go

That’s your job Doc.  After their antics of jumping all over us the last time, I don’t deal with anybody that’s lives in coo-coo land and I think both of them have a permanent residence there,” replied the Manager.

“I get your drift Manger,” laughed the Doc.  “Hey this is what I’ll do now. […]

Message from a Hostel – Lefty Watt’s the Wine Makers Daughter

Nora turned to the Manager and whispered, “up there for thinking and down there for dancing as she pointed to her head and feet.

The Doc spotted the movement and gave his nodding wink.

The Archbishop gave the manger a deadly stare as he left the King’s room.  On his way out he ordered […]

Message from a Hostel – Up there for Thinking

Both James and Alistair returned to the room with several jugs of fine wine. “Right,” said Alistair “hold out your goblets and let’s get drinking and Doc you can get us the feck back to where we came from.” […]

Message from a Hostel – The Attitude Adjuster

The Archbishop started up the conversation  again.“My King, what we are about to unveil is a most clever and dangerous plan. It will give you as many wives as you wish and your own Church of England, breaking all ties with Rome.  This is why only we must  know before any first moves are […]

Message from a Hostel – That’s not all you will feel

“Careful how you explain this,” whispered the Doc to Archbishop Cranmer.

“My King, it was and is important that nobody knows we are here,” said the Archbishop. “I have invited these fine people to talk with you. They have the solution to your problem with Rome and your divorce of Queen Catherine.  I beg […]