Category Archives: Twenty First Century Biography

Inflowered

For the Introduction to this post, click here. Next off the pile was the Spring 2017 edition of The PRS Review – the journal of the Pre-Raphaelite Society. Based on the Contents page it was impossible to decide which article … Continue reading

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From a Ship at Sea to Cairo

What am I reading? I last asked this question exactly a month ago and since then I have finished both The Miseducation of Cameron Post and – finally! – T. E. Lawrence’s Letters. I will write about them in separate … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (11)

At the end of April I started writing a post for my Second Achilles blog. It grew and grew and I got discouraged so put it to one side. A couple of weeks ago, however, I found a reason to … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (7)

On the one hand it was a good week of reading with one book being finished, two started and one picked up again after several months. On the other, it was unsatisfactory in that I didn’t manage to keep to my daily … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (6)

This week my reading routine went out the window as I went on holiday to Devon. The sunny weather and beautiful countryside did not stop me from finishing three books. They were The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh, Wheels Across The Desert by Andrew … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (4)

My daily reading target is to read three of the novels that I have ‘on-the-go’ for a minimum of twenty minutes each. As is the way of these things, however, the ‘minimum’ has turned into the standard length of time … Continue reading

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