Monthly Archives: November 2012

Fantasy Booker

At a recent library discussion on writing with Caroline Moorehead and Claude Harz, they suggested that we write a review of our next(unwritten or unfinished)book. I thought of going one further and writing a Booker Prize acceptance speech. It might … Continue reading

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The Nature Walk

Once upon a time there was a radio programme called Children’s Hour, which featured regular Nature Walks. Now, with increasing urbanisation – look at highrises – the idea of country life as normal is being driven into poetry.(Or saved for … Continue reading

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Save Our Adverbs

This was going to be the Adverb* Defence League but that sounded misleadingly* political. In the past few years i have read edicts that we are not to use adverbs. They are forbidden. You are not allowed to walk briskly* … Continue reading

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