Reincarnation and Abuse

My next book is poised to cause a storm. It follows the awakening experiences of a woman who has suffered a life of abuse, both physical and sexual. Everywhere I look and everywhere I go I meet abused women. Statistics estimate that a third of women worldwide suffer abuse, mostly from people they know like their…

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The Bear in the Desert

A story about diversity, acceptance and living our purpose, for children of all ages. by Jim Murdoch Once upon a time there was a little bear who lived in a desert. I know, you would expect a bear to live in the woods on in the mountains. But this little bear lived in the desert,…

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Have you lived before?

Have you ever had that feeling that you have been here before? You have one of those so called déjà vu sensations, a feeling that something about the current situation is familiar. Usually it is only a moment then it is gone, but it leaves you with a curious feeling – this isn’t the first…

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An Author In Your Midst

You are travelling in a train, a plane or even on a ship. Across from you is someone tapping away on their laptop computer. What are they doing? What do they need to write so urgently it can’t wait till they are in the office? Have you ever wondered what people are writing? If you…

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What do a pillar, a dream and an ancient battle have in common?

This is Forthill in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, and it sets the scene for the opening of my new novel. Under the Cole Monument, that white tower with the statue of a man on top, is a suspected ancient throne of an eternal queen. Eternal because she was crowned after she died in a battle. This…

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The Giants of Glorborin

It is here! The third book in the Dragons and Visions series, The Giants of Glorborin, is now available worldwide. This is a story of fear, faith and flying planets. To know what that means you’ll have to read the book 🙂 Patrick Ferguson (Pat) explores a stone circle known as Adam’s Calendar in South…

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Giant cover revealed

It is time to uncover the deliciously designed cover for the third book in the Dragons and Visions series, The Giants of Glorborin. Paulien Bats has done a great job in capturing the essence of the story in a single image. The mix of colours, figures and shapes as well as the title all give…

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Meet your Inner Dragon

Sitting Dragon courtesy of http://bobsartdujour.blogspot.ch/2012/01/sitting-dragon.html Some people have been fascinated by the Dragon Sleep meditations in the Dragons and Visions series. So I thought it would be fun to create a series of Dragon Sleep Meditation Guides. These are intended to be fun so have fun with them. However don’t be surprised if your imagined…

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Dragons of the Alps

Another Swiss writer has taken the dragons of Pilatus to task with her article “Dragons of the Alps” on Primer. Did you know that in the early 1700s, Swiss physician and naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer went to prove the dragon legends true or false? This is what Anindita Basu Sempere found out and shared in…

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The Inside of Dragons and Visions

I am excited to launch this week the free e-booklet: The Inside of Dragons and Visions. This little book offers insight into the characters, places and objects mentioned in the series. Read about their history, origin and real life inspirations. Why say more here, go to the download page and start reading it for yourself.…

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