Category Archives: Interviews by me

Interviewing Maison Collawn

Maison, thank you for agreeing to being featured on Bobbing Around. Recently, you interviewed me regarding Buddhism, and I was impressed with your motivation to be of benefit, to work for morality and decency. Thank you for being on my … Continue reading

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A dying lady’s wisdom

Her grandmother and my grandmother were best friends. Her mother and my mother were best friends. Her uncle made it possible for me to come to Australia. Her grandmother loaned my wife and me enough money to pay the deposit … Continue reading

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Interviewing fellow writer Jeanne Gassman

You use Jeanne’s Writing Desk primarily to list writing contests other writers can enter. This is providing a public benefit, both to writers seeking opportunities, and to the organizers of the contests. How long have you been doing this? How … Continue reading

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Interview with Daralyse Lyons

Loving Healing Press publishes most of my books. I happened to have a need to visit, and noticed a just-released book I thought would appeal to me, so asked Victor Volkman to email me a copy to review. Indeed, I … Continue reading

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How to write third-person narrative

After 40 years as a writer, I have learned a new trick, thanks to the generosity of spirit of my writing friends. So, I am paying it forward and sharing this insight with others who want to improve their writing. … Continue reading

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A publisher with a difference

Michael Amos, welcome to Bobbing Around. Please say a few words about the publishing company you and your sister run Hello! I greatly appreciate the opportunity to answer some questions for you. The creation of the publishing company has very … Continue reading

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He closed his restaurants, and is feeding people anyway

This is chef Jose Andres, who is known for a long list of humanitarian actions. To help slow the spread of the dreaded virus in Washington, DC, he has closed his restaurants, but he supplies food to people in isolation. … Continue reading

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An inspiring modern explorer

David is from one of the wealthiest families on Earth, but instead of doing a playboy, or using money and power to steal from poor people, or playing games that hurtle us toward extinction, he is doing the opposite. Please … Continue reading

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Georgina Byrne, Farmer: an interview

One of my trusted sources of information is The Conversation. I’ve even been known to make the occasional donation to keep it going. When I’ve read an article, if I have the time, I’ll look at the comments, and perhaps … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

It’s not too late to read and enjoy my interview of Melanie Robertson-King, but it is too late for participating in the draw for winning one of her books. This is to announce that the winner is Marie Lavender. Congratulations, … Continue reading

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