The last ever Crabchurch History Talks!

If you are local to Weymouth in Dorset, the last ever Crabchurch History Talks are taking place this year and, as a special, this time only, extra there is to be a book fayre attached. My books will be there, on the the “Weymouth writers and friends” stall. The fayre is open from noon onContinue reading “The last ever Crabchurch History Talks!”

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Review: ‘Jiggle Sac’ by Sue Spiers

This is Sue Spiers first poetry collection. I understand she is now working on her second. The title is a juicy pun on The Rattle Bag anthology (Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, eds, 2005). A word about the poet may help explain her inspiration. She was born in Cyprus, lives in the UK, is anContinue reading “Review: ‘Jiggle Sac’ by Sue Spiers”

Review: ‘Captains Courageous’ by Rudyard Kipling

I am unreasonably fond of Kipling. I only got round to his Kim as an adult and was blown away by it. Since then I have been working through his oeuvre when I get time. I believed this to be a book about army life in India when I picked it out. It was certainlyContinue reading “Review: ‘Captains Courageous’ by Rudyard Kipling”