…Guest Blogger, m’Lady, Kathleen Boyle… a peripatetic purveyor of poetry and prose…

…it never ceases to amaze this ol’ Scots Jurassic scribbler that so many of our Author sisters and brothers have travelled almost every square inch of this planet, while others perceive the universe in their own wunnerful ways from their living rooms or virtual candlelit garrets… one of our peripatetic patrollers is today’s Guest Blogger, Kathleen Boyle, whose journeys have traversed some of my own global meanderings… here’s Kathleen:

KATHLEEN BOYLE  

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Kathleen Boyle nee Dodd, was born in Liverpool, where she spent her childhood years before leaving to train as a teacher in Hull in 1972.  Kathleen has worked as a teacher in Hull, Leeds and Carlisle and international schools in Columbia, Bahrain, Cairo and Vietnam.

She has written stories and poems throughout her life, publishing a collection of poems about growing up in 1950s Liverpool entitled, ‘Sugar Butties and Mersey Memoirs’, as well as a collection of poems for children about a teddy bear called Harry Pennington.

harry-pennington

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00OVFW864

During her time in Bahrain she wrote ‘The Pearl House’ a short story which spans the cultural divides of Liverpool and Bahrain. The story, together with her poems, ‘Bahrain’ and ‘Umm Al Hassam’ were published in Robin Barratt’s collections, ‘My Beautiful Bahrain’ and ‘More of My Beautiful Bahrain’.

Kathleen has written a series of children’s stories for Beirut publishers Dar El Fikr, two of which, ‘The Jewel of the Deep’ and ‘The Magic Pearl and Dilmun’, have now been illustrated and published.

She has written a novella, ‘Catherine of Liverpool’ and is presently working on the sequel.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1516999142

Now into her fortieth year as a teacher, she combines her love of travel with teaching and is presently based in Vietnam.

…thanks for sharing, m’Lady, Katherine… see yeez later… LUV YEEZ!

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9 responses to “…Guest Blogger, m’Lady, Kathleen Boyle… a peripatetic purveyor of poetry and prose…

  1. A fascinating author. Nice to meet you, Kathleen. 🙂

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  2. Thank you Seumas. You may enjoy a meander through my blogs Middle Aged in the Middle East, The Liverpool Collection and Ancient in Egypt. Very Old in Vietnam is soon to be launched. Looking forward to reading your books. Happy blogging! Kathleen

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  3. It was nice to meet you, Kathleen, through Seumas’ thorough review of your work and travels. Thanks, Seumas. 🙂 — Suzanne

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