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Ten days since my last post. No time for reading other than reading landscape and reconstructing the past. I’ve somehow been unable to find a post office that’s open, and I did promise some people some snail mail. Broadband is … Continue reading
Mortimer, John. Clinging to the Wreckage. 1982. Penguin, 1983. I found this book on my bookshelf a couple of weeks ago and realized that it must be several years since I last read it. Certainly, when I began reading, nothing … Continue reading
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. A Little Princess; Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told for the First Time. Not long ago, I reviewed Burnett’s The Secret Garden, and one of my readers responded with a comment comparing The Secret … Continue reading
Bates, H. E. The Daffodil Sky. [Michael Joseph 1955] Harmondsworth, Mddx.: Penguin, 1959. Our library just had its annual book sale. Needless to say, notwithstanding the fact that my book shelves are already full, I succumbed to temptation. One of the … Continue reading
Phillips, Marie. The Table of Less Valued Knights. 2014. Toronto: Vintage, 2015. Perhaps, as was I, you were unaware “There were two other tables in the Great Hall of Camelot” (3). One was the “Table of Errant Companions) oval and … Continue reading
Adapted from drawing of a Barred Owl: 9 x 12 Oil Pastel on Paper. Drawing and Card © mlg November 2015.