Review: ‘Never: A Word’ by Andy Christopher Miller

In 2018 I heard Andy Miller give a ‘Friends of Weymouth Library’ talk about growing up in Weymouth, published as The Naples of England. So interesting were his memories that I at once offered to review the book. At that time he hinted that there were matters in the memoir that deserved a book ofContinue reading “Review: ‘Never: A Word’ by Andy Christopher Miller”

Just received this from the Bournemouth Uni, Fresher Prize people:

“I am delighted to let you know that your entry to the Bournemouth Writing Prize, ‘Unexpected Meeting In 2020’ , has been selected for publication in Glean and Graft, one of the anthologies being published by Fresher in 2021. The book will be available in both print and digital editions through Amazon later this year”.Continue reading “Just received this from the Bournemouth Uni, Fresher Prize people:”

Review – ‘Michael Tippett: The Biography’ by Oliver Soden

I have always been a fan of Michael Tippett’s music. Indeed, the wonderful English music written in the first fifty years of the twentieth century I have always considered to be my musical home (apart from rock and blues). I saw that this biography had been published and thought ‘Michael Tippett; there’s a blast fromContinue reading “Review – ‘Michael Tippett: The Biography’ by Oliver Soden”