Archive for September, 2012

Jessica Blair and Scarborough

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES, Jessica Blair Country | Comments Off on Jessica Blair and Scarborough

   I live about 40 miles from Scarborough and as it figures in some of my Jessica Blair novels I  include it as part of Jessica Blair Country. I visited Scarborough recently and watched a lively beach soccer match. That ...

Letter Writing

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Letter Writing

I have just put on to one of my bookshelves KIND REGARDS,  by Liz Williams, sub-titled The Lost Art Of Letter Writing.  It is a pleasant, entertaining, factual book,  as you may guess it is about letter writing. It looks ...

Fashion and writing

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Fashion and writing

I recently found a second hand copy for £5 of  IN VOGUE: Six decades of fashion by Georgina Howell published by Allen Lane,  Penguin Books. It is in very good sound condition with a very good dust cover. It is ...

New books

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on New books

Publishing day in February for IN THE SILENCE OF THE SNOW gets nearer. A few days ago I finished checking the proof copy. With that out of the way I got back to my present novel,  titled A Tapestry of ...