Marlene Hauser

Marlene Hauser

The Perfect Destination

The Perfect Destination

Now that we have reached Stage One in the gradual relaxation of Lockdown Rules in England, I have allowed my extended daydreaming to run ...
Roll Up your Sleeve, Roll up, Roll up

Roll Up your Sleeve, Roll up, Roll up

Hi Everyone, The vaccine. To take it or not? This is the question that has spun through the minds of some people I know from the minute ...
Packing the Past

Packing the Past

Hi Everyone, My beautiful house, Summertown Villa, is now sold, and I am moving. As everyone who has moved knows—and who hasn’t? —this ...
A Numbers Game?

A Numbers Game?

Hi Everyone, Yes. Happy New Year! 2021. No point saying that the trajectory assumed in 2020 (the Roaring ’20s) never saw the light of day, ...
Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye

So the pandemic rages on, despite multiple vaccines just around the corner. Many of us are not bothered by wearing masks, washing hands or ...
Mine, Part One, Chapter One (continued)

Mine, Part One, Chapter One (continued)

It’s not my intention to serialize Mine, but perhaps just a wee bit more... because a few of you have asked. PART ONE Chapter One ...
Mine, Part One, Chapter One

Mine, Part One, Chapter One

Because some of you have asked for it, here it is: the opening to Mine. PART ONE Chapter One Sophie Taylor loved the North, the Far, ...
The Big Goodbye

The Big Goodbye

It seems such a quiet September. There’s no rush—for work, for school, for supplies, for uniforms—at least for now. (Albeit, there is ...