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Category Archives: London
What fun! There is a new four generation picture of the Royal Family and it has been put on a stamp . . .
Whee–kind of fun! This is an old mystery novel published in 1932, before you were born, and yet it’s pretty good! Poisoned Pen Press is reprinting a few of Farjeon’s mysteries and I plan to read more of them.
Note: you know I’m taking an online writing course with the Iowa Workshop. One of the recent assignments was to write a detailed description of a subject from a recent writing. So I chose to write about the Portobello … Continue reading
You can’t say this is a true autobiography by P.D. James because she decided to choose one year of her life to record. She shares her 1997 diary pages with us. The famous mystery writer . . .
I recently finished Ngaio Marsh’s Black Beech and Honeydew. It’s an autobiography of the author who grew up in New Zealand. It might as well have been named “Shakespeare!” because a lot of the reading has to do with her producing … Continue reading
This book was written by Barbara Comyns and first published in 1950. I bought it when we were in Glasgow on vacation. If you remember, (former post, The Books I Bought . . .) I bought two editions of … Continue reading
On this trip to London we had a special day going to both Tate Galleries in London—the Tate Britain and the Tate Modern . . .
I love to walk down Charing Cross Road in London and browse through the bookshops–and oh! those windows! Walk along with me and I’ll show you the books I bought.