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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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The Shrinky Family – Chapter 8

Meeting the Hairy Magoon Scoundrels

The Shrinky family and their friends were fast asleep when Mr. Winkle Handsome heard some strange sounds in the trees. He peeked out from his cozy blanket, but it was super dark, and he couldn’t see a thing. Isley, the dragon, woke up too, and she heard Mr. Winkle […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 7

Friends Around the Campfire

The Shrinky family trotted along the road, feeling a bit tired after Mr. Shrinky’s tumble down the cliff. Gallop, the trusty horse, noticed Mr. Shrinky feeling pain from his hurt leg. “Hop on my back, Mr. Shrinky! I can carry you,” Gallop offered kindly. Mr. Shrinky hesitated, but Mrs. Shrinky […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 6

The Rescue Mission to Save Mr. Shrinky

The air was thick with tension as Eeny, Meeny, and Moe, following the ducks who walked backward, approached the edge of the cliff where Mr. Shrinky had disappeared. Vines shook mysteriously, forming a makeshift rope that seemed to extend a helping hand to guide them down the […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 5

On the Road to the Edge of the Earth

The Shrinky Family’s epic journey to the edge of the earth continues, as they pressed onward, they encountered a curious spectacle – a group of ducks that only walked backward. These whimsical creatures greeted the Shrinky Family with waddles and quacks, creating a comical dance […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 4

On the Road to the Edge of the Earth

The Shrinky Family embarked on their grand journey, the excitement buzzing in the air like a harmonious melody. With the edge of the earth as their destination, they marched forward, fueled by a mix of exhilaration and uncertainty. The road ahead was paved with intrigue, […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 3

Journey to the Edge of the Earth:

The Shrinky family found themselves at the precipice of a new adventure, a holiday that promised to take them to a place as remarkable as it was mysterious – the edge of the earth. With enthusiasm bubbling over, the children dashed around the house, their joyful […]

The Shrinky Family – Chapter 2

The Battle for Harmony

As news of the Smelly family’s sinister plan reached the Shrinky family, a sense of urgency swept over them. They knew they had to protect the precious Harmony Tree from falling into the wrong hands. Eeny, Meeny, Miny, and Moe gathered around the kitchen table, formulating their strategy.

“We can’t […]

The Shrinky Family Stories – Chapter 1

The Middle of Nowhere

Once upon a time, in a land far, far, far away, there lived a unique and delightful family known as the Shrinky’s. Mr. Shrinky and Mrs. Shrinky were wonderful parents, and they had four children who were as different as night and day. Eeny, the eldest, was clever and […]



With soft words, you unwrap the bindings,

            that cover my cracks and blemishes.

            It’s the first you’ll have seen these scars.

            Then, to ease my exposure, 

            you show me yours, like medals,

            won from a war no one enlists in. 

“A good man.”

And that takes me aback.

The still water, inky black, […]