In the country

I watched a programme about the mental benefits of gardens and the countryside and felt I should share a note from Jefferies, The Amateur Poacher and stick a country story about a poacher, Fishing for […]

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Mouching

Reading old books often provides not only information about the era, but characters for a story and Richard Jefferies’, The Amateur Poacher, was no exception. There are no poachers anymore, they were only a few […]

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Cairndhu revisited

After the showI’ve started to lay out the follow on from Best in Show in Cairndhu. The opening comes with Broon making his way home from work and meeting Jinks, the postman. Jinks gives Broon […]

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Mrs Boniface is back

Mrs Boniface is back in Oakhaven from Germany and her visit to Herr Mann’s Schloss. Not so much a castle as a house and a house needing a bit or repair and some new plumbing. […]

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Cairndhu in ’30’s

This 1820 novel is a challenge and I will finish it in time. It’s not my style or genre, I suppose, and I’m going to let it stew for a while. I had laid out […]

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proof – Best in Show

I’ve proof read the latest Cairndhu novel,Best in Show, and straightened it up on the right hand side. It looked ragged justified only on the left side. I’ll give it another proof and it should […]

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