Our family business, since 1985 has been trading and retail in the American Indian arts, primarily Southwestern cultures. Indigenous cultures world wide, have an amazing resilience and ability to endure despite the most repressive conditions imposed by more "advanced" occupiers. This has been the norm since we emerged to find the ice melting! I try to reveal characters in whom this interplay and struggle is evident, in my writing.
Another important influence is my mixed, Irish/Anglo heritage, and the traditions of the pre-Christian Celtic cultures - more...