Tom Kane's Blog

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It’s not just fruit I’m cultivating, though that’s my main target. But flowers also play a big part of my garden and I’m trying to develop a garden that will attract wildlife and it seems it may be working. I’ve plantedĀ  nasturtium and that’s attracted butterflies and today I’ve seen only the second Praying Mantis […]

If there’s one thing in this life that is certain, it’s that there will always be someone out there ready and willing to steal your book from you. Picture this scenario A friend tells you about a great new service they have discovered, where you can buy best-selling books, any books in fact, on kindle, […]

To me, road safety is paramount wherever you are driving any vehicle. Even the smallest car can become a killing machine in the hands of a reckless driver, or, as we have sadly seen in recent times, in the hands of a terrorist. I’ve driven cars, vans, tractors, 20 foot lorries and anything in between […]

If you’re not interested in why I give books away for FREE, then just skip to the bottom of the page for the links to my FREE books. There is nothing simple about being an indie author trying to make a living from selling your books on kindle. You have to write your book, edit […]

There’s a silent war going on in Cyprus. Nobody talks much about it and certainly nobody says much about the death and destruction being wrought in gardens island wide. War? Destruction? Death? Okay, okay, it’s fine to come out of your bomb shelter. I’m not talking about an invasion by a hostile power, I’m talking […]

I’ve finally added a a much sought after fruit to my list of fruiting plants in tubs. I’ve got orange, lemon, satsuma, cherry, nectarine, apple, grape and now fig. If you’ve never eaten a fig straight off the tree, then you have never tasted anything quite so sweet and succulent. The picture above is a […]

If you’ve paid nodding attention to Star Trek over the last few years you will have heard of the Borg. Human Cyborgs most famous for their saying, “Resistance is futile.” Well, I hate to break it to them but history proves otherwise. Resistance to hatred, invading occupiers, political corruption, racial bigotry or just pain old […]