Monthly Archives: January 2014

He’s no everybody’s cup of tea, but he’s got a gift.

William McIIvanney, Scottish born and bred, educated at the university of Glasgow, became a teacher of English and wrote novels of fiction full-time. It depends how much effort you want to spend reading to find the ‘gold’ in the language … Continue reading

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My Guest – Karin Bachmann – Writer

I would like to introduce my Swiss friend, Karin Bachmann, who has agreed to be interviewed. I met her at Swanwick Summer Writing School in Derbyshire and we have become good friends. She is an avid writer and you can … Continue reading

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What a Gloomy Beginning!

I would like to wish all my cyber friends a happy, healthy and prosperous year ahead. I am sure for some of you, it has been disastrous because of storms, flooding, falling trees and accidents. The newspapers, radio and television … Continue reading

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