Hooray for Weymouth library

The libraries round here are jolly good. Not least because they now have all four of my titles available to borrow. Huzzah. You can get them from any Dorset library, I understand. Below is a link to Weymouth library (don’t say I don’t look after you): https://www.librarieswest.org.uk/client/en_GB/default/search/results?qu=judi+moore&te=ILS I appear just behind Judi Dench. This isContinue reading “Hooray for Weymouth library”

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Review: ‘Thirty Poets Go to the Gym by George Szirtes’ (Candlewick Press, 2018)

There are three reasons for getting hold of this delightful little volume. The first is to enjoy thirty completely fresh, amuse-bouche of George Szirtes’ poetry. His facility with words, rhyme, metre, cadence, assonance, consonance is masterful. This is always so with his poetry. But for this collection he is speaking with the voices of othersContinue reading “Review: ‘Thirty Poets Go to the Gym by George Szirtes’ (Candlewick Press, 2018)”

‘Nothe Fort and beyond: in defence of Weymouth & Portland’, (2017) by Susan Hogben

Weymouth loves its local history. Books about aspects of it abound. I reviewed another of them recently (Philip Browne’s The Unfortunate Captain Peirce …). Those I have read are characterised by meticulous research and a love of quirky detail. So it is with this book on the creation of Nothe Fort. The author, Susan HogbenContinue reading “‘Nothe Fort and beyond: in defence of Weymouth & Portland’, (2017) by Susan Hogben”