Archive | March 2014
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I think I’ve commented before on the risk that should my writing ever be liberated from the need to pay the mortgage by other means it might suffer from the lack of stimulation (it’s a risk, for the record, that I’m more than willing to take). I had a beautiful example of the sort of […]
I rarely write reviews long enough to merit a blog post, except of books I have loved a long time and know well enough to have mused over in idle moments. Brief and relatively unfocussed enthusiasm is more my usual mark for recent acquaintances, but as I have an advance review copy of Soul of […]
My eyes swept idly across the photographs tacked up behind my client’s desk, stopping at one I must have seen a dozen times: a smiling girl free-wheeling on her bicycle. A carefree girl, a glorious girl, a girl with a radiant smile and, perhaps, with the sun in her eyes – for her eyes, I […]
You don’t know me. I know you think you do, because you know when I travel, and where, and when to offer me deals on soap powder and value cheese, and when to offer me booze, instead. Does that amuse you, in some byway of your electronic brain, to sway my decisions so lightly, to […]