Finding the Right Word

I am busy engaging in the old must-sharpen-pencils-before-I-can-write strategy. Procrastination, as it is commonly known. But as I write on a laptop, I don’t need the pencils. Perhaps I could…

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At the Base of the Language Mountain

After finishing a Bachelor of Arts at university in the early nineteen eighties I did what every self-respecting, newly graduated member of my peer group did and took off for…

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Kobo in My Bedroom

(This is a rant … just so you know) I have a Sony eReader which has been a reasonable gadget, not brilliant, but it has allowed me to access ebooks…

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New Year Reading

A few days before January 30 I started reading Bring up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel, the second in her trilogy about Henry VIII’s fixer, Thomas Cromwell. I finished it…

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