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09/06/2024:

  • A review of A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott 5

    "*** NOTE: This review contains spoilers *** If you have watched the television series of The Jewel in the Crown, you will know that Paul's Scott's "Raj Quartet" ends on a dramatic note. In August 1947, with India preparing for the exit of the British government and the subcontinent's division into two new states, violence erupts between Hindus and Moslems across the territory..." More

  • Photos.
Marsh harrier
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05/05/2024:

Photos:

Canada goose
The rest of March, and April
Ludgate Hill
A walk across central London

24/03/2024:

  • A review of The Towers of Silence by Paul Scott 3

    "*** NOTE: This review contains spoilers *** Though considerably shorter than the preceding "Raj Quartet" novels, this third installment took me much longer to get through. Paul Scott's psychological penetration and attention to cultural, social and historical detail are as sharp as ever..." More

  • Photos.
Leeds
Later winter
Spaghetti-westerning
Spain

21/01/2024:

  • Pop CD catalogue updated with acquisitions from the past couple of years.
  • Photos.
Road
Photos.

02/01/2024:

  • Video:
    Nightpaddling
  • Video:
    River Lune
  • Photos.
Lapwings
December

02/12/2023:

  • Video:
    Surfing
  • Video:
    Paddling in Cumbria, 5 years ago
  • Photos.
Lane at dusk
November +

12/11/2023:

Photos:

Floodlit water looks like a brush
The rest of October
Suffolk countryside
Suffolk
Walkie Talkie
London - sights and sounds
Cam washes
Leaves

30/10/2023:

A review of The Day of the Scorpion by Paul Scott 4

"*** NOTE: This review contains spoilers *** This is the second of Paul Scott's "Raj Quartet", an expansive portrayal of the lives of Britons in India during the Second World War, and the concomitant, disorderly break-up of the British Empire. I hadn't planned to read the Raj novels back-to-back, but having enjoyed The Jewel in the Crown, I sought out more of the same..." More


07/10/2023:

Photos:

Footpath sign
England
Alcazaba
Spain

28/08/2023:

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Windmill
Photos

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