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Exciting news….the printed word

One of the great pleasures of our recent trips, is the delight I get reliving all the details as I write about them.   A handful of articles has recently appeared, most of them with my trademark sly humor spicing up the tales.   Some are quick reads, others are features of a bit more length.  Here are the links, with photos which I hope will inspire you to read them!

A Roll in the Hay in Northern Italy

Burma’s Chin State Day Festival

Border crossing guide between Van, Turkey and Tabriz, Iran

Boating up Burma’s Chindwin River

What I Saw on Italy’s Streets

And now for some thrilling news (drum roll, silence, coughs from the audience):

My book has been picked up by a publisher!
  This is the memoir I wrote about our trials and travails getting ready for and then driving the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.   That’s the rally we did in the 1940 LaSalle in 2007, the trip that started all this crazy driving nonsense.

Over the next 5-6 months, I’ll be revising and finalizing the text, selecting the final title, figuring out what the cover should look like and helping with the publicity.   Right now the book is slated to appear in hardcover with color photos (wow!).   But that all could change.   The book’s on the publisher’s Spring 2013 list, which means release between April and August of next year.   Can you tell I’m excited?



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