The book is a heartwarming read, full of perception and gentle wit. -- Scotland on Sunday
'a magical book' -- News Letter, 24 October 2006
'an enchanting, funny and touching book . . . about the making of
a fresh start' -- Belfast Telegraph, 11 October 2006
'charmingly written . . . a moving account' -- Down Recorder, 11 October 2006
From chapter one, Faulkner exhibits a natural storytelling gift and a sureness with words, and also with rhythm, on which his phrases and sentences surf and maintain their momentum ... The book is a heartwarming read, full of perception and gentle wit. -- Scotland on Sunday
About the Author
MIKE FAULKNER grew up in Northern Ireland, but spent most of his adult life in Scotland, initially working as a solicitor and subsequently setting up the UK's first Santa Fe/Southwestern furniture-making company. In spite of great initial success, the company collapsed in 2001 and Mike and his wife, Lynn McGregor - a professional artist specialising in semi-abstract landscape - moved to Islandmore. This is Mike's first book.