Archive for October, 2009

BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES 3. 20th October 2009

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 Posted in BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | 1 Comment »

I have a new addition to my bookshelves ! I have been visiting my daughters in Lincolnshire. That always means a visit to a second-hand and antiquarian bookshop in Horncastle, a typical English market town with a wonderful range of architecture. ...

Books From My Bookshelves 2. 10th October 2009

Saturday, October 10th, 2009 Posted in BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | 5 Comments »

There were several Christmases duriing the 1930s when I received Boy's Own Annual for Christmas. Though I knew it was likely I would get one from my parents I was still filled with excitement as I opened the parcel on ...

Books From My Bookshelves 1. 3 October 2009

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 Posted in BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | 2 Comments »

I have many things to thank my parents for, not the least among them a love of reading and a love of books. These weren't forced upon me but, because they too loved them, there were always magazines and books ...

Writing and the Recession

Friday, October 2nd, 2009 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Writing and the Recession

Went to a Romantic Novelists Asociation (Northern Branch) yesterday. Beautiful ride there and home again in sunshine. The theme of the meeting was how has the recession hit each one of us? So it could have been a doom and ...