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11/02/2019:

  • A review of Olijfje by Helga Ruebsamen 3

    "Helga Ruebsamen was born to a German father and a Dutch mother in the Dutch East Indies. Her family was in the Netherlands when the Second World War broke out, and was unable to return home..." More

  • A guest review of L'ordre du jour by Eric Vuillard 4

    "I read this Goncourt Prizewinning work in the original French, in which it is entitled L'ordre du jour. This term can also be rendered as 'The Agenda', which, as I hope to show, might in some respects be a better translation..." More

  • What sort of thing happens on a Thursday? Now you can find out with the "Days of Week" Photos Statistics widget:

  • Photos.
Snowy hills
Wharfedale
Mill pond
Cambridge
The Reach Lode cycle bridge
Fens

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28/01/2019:

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Gunpowder Park
Gunpowder Park, Waltham Abbey, Essex

22/01/2019:

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River Glaslyn
Wales

13/01/2019:

  • A review of Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years by Sue Townsend 3

    "I continue my non-chronological journey through Adrian Mole's adult diaries. The Wilderness Years was the first full volume of Mole's journals to be published after the narrator hit his twenties, and Sue Townsend had the challenge of supplanting the humour of the first two books, which derived substantially from their naive teenage perspective, to a more sophisticated adult context..." More

  • Photos.
Woods
Chevin
Some of Leicestershire
A grey day in Leicestershire

05/01/2019:

A review of Titaantjes by Nescio 4

"JHF Grönloh was a Dutch businessman who secretly wrote short works of fiction and published them under the pen name of Nescio (Latin: "I don't know"). He is famous in the Netherlands, but virtually unknown in the English-speaking world - hardly surprising since no English translations of his work existed until 2012..." More


04/01/2019:

Photos:

View to Ilkley
West Yorkshire
Breaker
Abortive kayak surfing, East Yorkshire

30/12/2018:

Photos:

Paddling
Derbyshire, Part 1
Blurred dog
Ilkley Moor
Punters in the valley bottom, from the viaduct
Derbyshire, Part 2

26/12/2018:

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Paddling
Paddling in Durham and Cumbria - GoPro photos added
Town Street and St. John's Church
Thaxted, Essex

20/12/2018:

A review of Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction by Sue Townsend 4

"It's autumn 2002, the New Labour Government is threatening war on Iraq, and Adrian Mole has nervously cancelled a holiday in Cyprus after Tony Blair's announcement that Iraq could pound the island with weapons of mass destruction within forty-five minutes. Eternally naive, Mole writes to the Prime Minister asking for proof of the claim, required by the travel agency to redeem his deposit of £57.10..." More


15/12/2018:

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Bus station
Cambridge
Crab apples like baubles. It's so Christmassy
Reach
Low Force
Durham and Yorkshire

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