Sneak Peek: Grumpy Old Menopause

Today we have a sneak peek from the humorous self-help book by Carol Wyer: Grumpy Old Menopause.

Have you started to write post-it notes with your kids’ names on them? Do you need to change your underwear after every sneeze? Guess it’s time to read this book then. It’ll help you get through “that” time in your life with a spring in your step and a smile on your face. With numerous suggestions, sensible advice and amusing anecdotes, Grumpy Old Menopause will help you sail through that tricky part of a woman’s life with ease and humour. It should prevent you from turning into Mrs Crabby or worse still, a demonic monster.

Grumpy Old Menopause is available through, Smashwords, and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from Grumpy Old Menopause

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Video Trailer: Cairo Caper

Part-time tomb raider and full-time real estate broker, Wendy Darlin joins her lover, archaeologist Roger Jolley, in a quest for Cleopatra’s tomb. All they have to do is get from Cairo to the Temple of Taporisi Magna alive. Armed only with a couple of hijacked ashtrays and faced with a trek across the blazing Sahara desert can Wendy out-maneuver Russian oligarchs, a dozen Dark Force mercenaries, and Roger’s chubby ex-girlfriend in time to find the tomb and seal it before chaos erupts in Egypt?

Cairo Caper, Barbara Silkstone’s mysterious comedy, is available through and Amazon UK.

Don’t forget, you can cast your vote for trailer of the month on December 28, 2013 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.


Oh, for heaven’s sake, let me try again…m-n-e-m-o-n-i-c-s.  There, but please don’t ask me to say it again!

What’s a mnemonic?  I don’t know, I can’t remember! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist that one.)

Do you have a favourite mantra or mnemonic for remembering how to spell words (or facts even)? There are all sorts; they come in all shapes and sizes:

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