Daily Scotland: Excursions to Haddington, East Lothian and Dean Village, Edinburgh

    Life’s been challenging for Chris and me this past week. Outside forces have been exerting a lot of negative energy, leaving us two anxiety-ridden insomniacs walking around like yawning zombies. The onset of autumn hasn’t helped. Shortening days coupled with cold winds and driving rain don’t improve the mood. But then it’s Scotland,… Read More Daily Scotland: Excursions to Haddington, East Lothian and Dean Village, Edinburgh

New books about Austen, Woolf and the Brontës

  2017: A Year of Literary Nonfiction Celebrating British Women Writers Hat tip to nonfiction scribblers assiduously churning out new literary biographies and criticism about these iconic female authors each and every year. Convinced surely there could be no new angle, I’m always pleasantly surprised when out pops a new one. Wherever this New Idea… Read More New books about Austen, Woolf and the Brontës

#Woolfalong: Complete Shorter Fiction, briefly begun

I’m joining in HeavenAli’s #Woolfalong read for May/June, the shorter fiction leg: Phase 3 – May/June – shorter fiction – any collection of short stories. This list of possibles from Wikipedia: • Kew Gardens (1919) • Monday or Tuesday (1921) • A Haunted House and Other Short Stories (1944) • Mrs Dalloway’s Party (1973) •… Read More #Woolfalong: Complete Shorter Fiction, briefly begun