Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Guest Writer – Sherri Matthews #Memoir – Holiday Reading, Ghosts And The Norfolk Broads

Good Monday morning/afternoon,dear friends! Things have been busy at the Summerhouse these past few weeks, culminating with not one, but two trips to London in just the last week. All or nothing, it seems. The first, of course, to the Bloggers Bash and the second to see Metallica at the Twickenham Stadium with my boys. My first time at a real live gig and it was awesome, amazing, surreal…all of those and much more. Perfect timing then to wrap things up with a nice, relaxing boating holiday, albeit one from my 2014 archives. Massive and grateful thanks once again to lovely Sally Cronin and her wonderful Smorgasbord Blog Magazine for featuring the fourth and final of my archive memoir posts. I hope you’ll join me for this brief sojourn on the Norfolk Broads, but beware: a lake at sunset brings a ghostly tale, and a true one at that… Enjoy!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Delighted to welcome back memoir author Sherri Matthews with four posts sharing her experiences of childhood and teens and living in the UK after many years in California. In the final post this series Sherri takes us on a holiday to the Norfolk Broads, a fabulous boating holiday, and an introduction to the more ghostly side of this idyllic part of the country.

Holiday Reading, Ghosts And The Norfolk Broads

Holiday reading. What beats a book crammed full of twists and turn, thrills and spills to keep us occupied while lazing on the beach or reclining on a deck chair by the side of a pool somewhere hot and Mediterranean? What indeed!

When Lisa set her prompt for this week’s Bite Size Memoir challenge as ‘Holiday Reads’ my memories took me not to the beach or the pool but back to the annual holidays we took as a family…

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About Sherri Matthews

Sherri is a memoir writer and storyteller with a camera and a blog, seeking publication of 'Stranger In A White Dress', her memoir set in the late 1970s of an English girl with an American dream, an adventure crushed by tragedy and redemption on the journey home. Sherri is compelled by a burning passion to bring true stories of broken lives and shattered dreams into the light of love, hope and a place in the world. Published along the way in national magazines, anthologies and online in memoir, poetry and flash fiction, Sherri also blogs about her travels, nature, writing and snippets from her life in California as a Brit 'Mom' for seventeen years, as advocate carer for her adult youngest, diagnosed at eighteen with Asperger's Syndrome and stories about her dad, from prison-life to the streets and back again. She is a regular contributor to 'Carrot Ranch' an online literary community. Today, Sherri lives in England with her hubby, Aspie, two black cats and a very grumpy Bunny.
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14 Responses to Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Guest Writer – Sherri Matthews #Memoir – Holiday Reading, Ghosts And The Norfolk Broads

  1. Thanks for boosting Sherri and allowing me access to your archives.. ♥

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  2. Thank YOU, Sally…my absolute pleasure, I’ve loved every minute of it! 🙂 ❤

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  3. This is a great post, Sherri! ❤ 🙂

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  4. Norah says:

    You’re braver than I am, Sherri. Ghost stories spook me. 🙂

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