Category Archives: Bob’s Books

Michael Amos interviews Fuzzy Wuzzy, AKA Bob Rich

A wonderful Superior Spirit chose an Australian Aboriginal girl born in 1850 to be Her first human life. Then She chose me as her scribe. In turn, She chose Michael Amos of Sleepy Lion Publishing to share her story with … Continue reading

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My friend Shelly is in an anthology

Shelly is 15 years old, with brown skin, and has been the victim of terrible bullying for 10 of those 15 years. She discovered that sugary things were the only antidepressant that worked for her, so she became fat — … Continue reading

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Flora Fielding is here to entertain you again

She was the most beautiful film star of her time, then became the 15th wealthiest person on earth. Then, to escape cancer, she had herself frozen — and awoke 1433 years later. Twenty years ago, her story won me an … Continue reading

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Before you can care for others, you need to care for the carer first

This is one of the earliest and most repeated lessons taught to student nurses. I have just completed a short story illustrating it for my coming book Lifting the Gloom: antidepressant writings, and wanted to tie it to a wonderful … Continue reading

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For the third time, I’m a guest on Luck-It Network

Sara in Singapore, who runs the versatile blog, Luck-It Network, has interviewed me on three issues. The third one went live today, Friday 22 May, and it concerns my experience as an author. It’s different in content from the other … Continue reading

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Audiobook version of From Depression to Contentment

You’d think that narrating an audiobook is easy, especially for an experienced public speaker. No, it isn’t. After many hours of trying, I gave up. My publisher, Victor Volkman, then hired his favourite audioator (like my new word?), Lisa Negren. … Continue reading

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How to have a vibrant social distancing experience

Scott Kelly was in charge of the International Space Station for a year, so his advice on how to deal with social distancing is worth considering. Here is a thing I find interesting and validating. Every one of his recommendations … Continue reading

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Sharing the sharing: a review at Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s “New Review Site”

I am currently doing a way overdue task: indexing past Bobbing Around issues. Having published the 9th a few days ago, I am now indexing the 6th. And I came across this lovely review. Also, my bio there will give … Continue reading

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Hit and Run is now available as a paperback

Sandy Cumming, the publisher of Hit and Run, has just let me know that what many of my fans consider my best novel to date is now available as a paper book. I prefer to read onscreen, for several reasons, … Continue reading

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The Obsolete Present

Rhobin Courtright’s topic for her fellow bloggers is “How can contemporary fiction cope with the rapid changes of today’s world?” Last century, this was no problem. While life has always been full of surprises, at least there was an illusion … Continue reading

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