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!”

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”