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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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May 2022


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Changing the way I am – ebook

New Poetry Book now available as an ebook.  ‘Changing the Way I Am’ contains a selection of over 30 poems. To celebrate the launch, a free copy will be emailed to the first 50 new subscribers to my blog post. Morning Light

When days have passed and things get tough

And in […]

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 […]

No Title

This poem was written by my Mother. It has no title and I am not sure when she wrote it.  My sister Maggi gave it to  me, so I thought I would share it with you.


A smokey room, chink of glass

The bar is full, no room to pass

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.” […]

Not all those who wander are lost

All that is gold does not glitter,

Not all those who wander are lost;

The old that is strong does not wither,

Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,

A light from the […]

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 […]

Message from a Hostel – Unannounced

“Okay Archie, just hold on here and off we go.  Stand back ye all.”  The Doc pressed the start button and with a flash of light they both disappeared, leaving the Manager and Nora sitting at the fire drinking their wine.

Bond and Alistair were still back in the room trying to figure out […]

Message from a Hostel – Stand back ye all

“They call you James Bond, the man of many talents and charmer of the ladies, so figure that out and make sure you bring Al with you,” said Doc as he left to return to the dining hall.

When the Doc arrived back in the dining hall Nora and the Manager were well stuck […]