Archive for October, 2012

Jessica Blair / Piatkus

Sunday, October 28th, 2012 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES, Jessica Blair Country | Comments Off on Jessica Blair / Piatkus

It was a day Kathleen Swan would never forget: 12 August 1832, the day that changed her life. From the window-seat in her room, she looked up from her copy of  The Last of the Mohicans and swept her gaze across the ...

Crime Writers

Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on Crime Writers

I have just returned from a Sunday with the Northern branch of the Crime Writers' Association, held at The White Swan Inn, Pickering, North Yorkshire. We had morning coffee. a very interesting talk by a high ranking police officer, lunch ...

Art Exhibition

Monday, October 1st, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off on Art Exhibition

I recently went to Beverley in Yorkshire to the Art Gallery to see an exhibition of work by past students who attended the Royal Academy Schools between the 1950s and 1990s. It was an interesting exhibition and, as it included ...