Friday, February 26, 2021
Salted Caramel Mazurek with Pecans from Zuza Zak's Polska
Once or twice a year I'll be out shopping and see a bunch of beetroots that look so firm and fat, so purple and earthy, that I can't...
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Corpse in the Waxworks - John Dickson Carr
February has been hard in all sorts of small ways, but there's a definite sense of spring in the air which is both inspiring me to get m...
Friday, February 19, 2021
The Painter's Hidden Masterpiece - Simon Lake
I got my first Covid Vaccine dose on wednesday afternoon. It was a well organized and painless process, very much like getting a flue jab, a...
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
I've got a couple of things on at the moment that seem to involve an inordinate amount of emailing and not much to show for all the acti...
Sunday, February 14, 2021
A Seasonal Round Up
These are words I never thought I'd say, but Valentine's day has cheered me up. Maybe because this year there's been a bit more ...
Friday, February 12, 2021
The Scribbler - A Retrospective Literary Review
I've been aware of ' The Scribbler' for a while but have only just got around to ordering a copy of the most recent number (iss...
Monday, February 8, 2021
Fly On The Wall Press
The most exciting thing about independent presses is that they can be what they want, whilst still offering a sign post for readers, and a m...
Friday, February 5, 2021
Island Dreams - Gavin Francis
As a reader, if there was one thing I could change about publishing in England it would be to have one of the really big publishing houses m...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Stoorbra Socks and some more thinking about Independent Publishing
I finished my Stoorbra socks, I love them, everybody who's seen them (my mum and her dog) loves them, as well as a few friends and relat...
Monday, February 1, 2021
The Chimney Murder - E. M. Channon
I put off writing about this book from Greyladies last week so that it could be part of Kaggsy and Lizzie's celebration of Indie pu...
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