Archive for July, 2010

Lost 15 miles from home — impossible?

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in Books | 5 Comments »

Has anybody else got lost only 15 miles from home? I did last weekend. All because of these silly diversion signs that lead you nowhere or suddenly disappear from the route you were diverted to.  Road closed - I followed ...

WESTERN

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | 4 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_547" align="aligncenter" width="194" caption="Trail of Revenge"][/caption] Cover of Western just published in Large Print by Magna Books in their Dales Large Print imprint. It was first published in hardback in 1964 by Robert Hale. Cover by Gordon Crabb When the body ...

Jessica Blair novels reissue.

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Coming   NOVEMBER  TENTH 6 JESSICA BLAIR  novels re-issued in paperback with new covers  THE RED SHAWL,    A DISTANT HARBOUR,    STORM BAY,    THE RESTLESS SPIRIT,  THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER,   THE SEAWEED GATHERERS. Historical sagas of adventure and romance. Published by Piatkus an imprint of ...

Ferry Delight

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Ferry Delight

Ferry for Unst, Shetland 1977 [caption id="attachment_535" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Our ferry for Tiree arriving at Oban 2010"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_534" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The old and the new 1977 Scalloway Shetland "][/caption]  I read an article about the delight of using ferries around the British ...

Weekend Visits

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Had a great weekend.  Saturday:Took a friend to lunch at the Buck Inn, Thornton Watlass between Masham and Bedale in North Yorkshire. Excellent meal in a friendly pub. Pretty village. Its cricket field is the village green ! Yes it's big ...

Blog Neglect and My Writing World

Friday, July 2nd, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Blog Neglect and My Writing World

Blog neglect, we all have our own reasons for this ailment. Some are genuine some mere excuses to not get down to putting words on the computer - well in this respect. I have been putting words down - answering ...