Monthly Archives: June 2017

Poetry Day – Thomas Wyatt

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
After a hard week I’m very much looking forward to the monthly Poetry Day at Huddersfield University tomorrow. We spend the morning hearing about the life of a poet (or poets) and reading their poetry,…

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Murder and Mayhem in la France Profonde: Angela Wren’s Merle

Originally posted on Vanessa Couchman:
A street in Mende, the French town which features in Merle It gives me great pleasure to welcome author Angela Wren to the blog today. Angela is a Francophile and writes a series of detective…

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Taming the Tango Champion

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Originally posted on The Knitted Curiosity Cabinet:
What is it about the tango? That’s a rhetorical question, by the way. As any of you who know anything about tango already know, it’s all about sultry chords, throbbing rhythms, latin passion,…

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An Inspector Calls

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Here’s a little story I wrote at Holmfirth Writers on Monday.  Hope you enjoy it! ? “Are you done, then?” The Inspector – a wiry, sharp-suited man in his late 30’s – finished writing…

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Scent of Corsica: the Maquis

Originally posted on Vanessa Couchman:
Rosemary, a typical maquis plant Can you name some famous Corsicans? There’s the obvious one, Napoleon Bonaparte. Slightly less obvious ones are the singer Tino Rossi, and Pasquale di Paoli, who headed the short-lived independent…

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