Friday, 10 July 2020
Why I’m not busy doing publicity for my new novel - Michelle Lovric
It’s hard to write or speak right now without mentioning Covid, so I’m not even going to try to avoid the subject. Here’s the question all w...
Friday, 3 July 2020
Jean Giono's Legacy, by Carol Drinkwater
Jean Giono born in Manosque in 1895 and died in the same village in 1970. I am frequently asked who m...
Friday, 26 June 2020
Angelica, Paintress of Minds by Miranda Miller
When I was writing my novel about the fascinating painter Angelica Kauffman there were two things I found difficult to understand:...
Friday, 19 June 2020
On Purbeck Marble
Tomb of William Marshal: Temple Church. Author's photograph Purbeck Marble was a highly prized building material in the Middle A...
Friday, 12 June 2020
What's in a Name ? by Judith Allnatt
What's in a name? Well, often quite a nod to history. Our own names often tell us something of the occupations off our ancestors, as i...
Friday, 5 June 2020
Beautiful Libraries & Travel Dreams by Catherine Hokin
Like every writer I know, I am wedded to libraries and bookshops and, ten weeks into this strange new world we are now living in, I am missi...
Friday, 29 May 2020
Sex, Death and Eternal Love by Elisabeth Storrs
I was inspired to write my A Tale of Ancient Rome series when I found a photo of a C6th BCE sarcophagus of a man and women lying on their b...
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