Monthly Archives: July 2019

Book Review: The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah

The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is unlikely that robots will ever replace the entire complexity of human beings but we are seeing rapid progress in the automaton technology to replace humans for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter

Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a delightful collection of folk tales. Although translated into English from the original German, the translator has managed to retain the authentic atmosphere of the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Books and Bookmarks

I was delighted to take delivery of two packages this morning. The first, from SoloPress, contained promotional bookmarks for my two novels, Eleven Miles and Knitting Can Walk!. I have taken great care in designing these and the quality of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch My rating: 4 of 5 stars The intensity, the deep feeling, the strong relationships, the joys, the horrors, the experiences, the adventures are all described so wonderfully by the author through the senses of Jaffy … Continue reading

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Wearing Silk

… the unbreakable bond of eternal friendship and love. Before I open my eyes, I see you. I feel you. I slip out of bed, Naked, yet enveloped by you. I slip on my running shorts, My shirt, my socks. … Continue reading

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Poetry for Sale

In the last two weeks, I have been for two interviews, both with the same company, in London. I very much hope that I have been successful, as I love their technology and I think that the company culture and … Continue reading

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Book review: Stench of Death by Colin Ward

Stench of Death – a Short Story by Colin Ward My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story, especially for the mix of characters and their funny little quirks. Early on, a sex worker disappears and one … Continue reading

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