Monthly Archives: March 2018

Pay up or else…

I’m feeling lazy today, so for this installment of the origins of phrases and sayings I’ll simply let the picture, which I took in Bath recently, do all the work Advertisements

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Thomas Hardy

I’m in a Thomas Hardy phase at the moment. Not only am I currently reading (and enjoying)┬áThe Mayor of Casterbridge,┬ábut this weekend I had the opportunity to visit the author’s childhood home and the impressive house he built for himself … Continue reading

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Amazon Reviews

There has been a groundswell of opinion among my international fan-base in favour of a new collection of helpful reviews reviews from Amazon. As you know, we authors treasure reviews from readers, especially ones complaining that the packaging was torn … Continue reading

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Advice to Young Men

When a young man feels that a young woman could turn out to be his true love, the question that’s bound to be on his mind is “Is the woman I plan to marry pure? Is she chaste?” Well, now … Continue reading

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Too late!

          On the other side it says ARE OPEN (Or possibly AR’E OPEN) (Credit: Analytical Grammar)

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The Blog Must Get Through…

Even though I’m virtually snowed in having taken a trip to Wiltshire. Sadly, I’m not snowed in at the lovely George Inn, but I may need to struggle down there later today – just to make sure there are no … Continue reading

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