Books 2018 – Ways of Seeing

Phew, what a read;  I think I read each paragraph, on average, three times or as many times as it took for me to comprehend what was on the page.  You see, when it comes to art, I don’t know my stuff.  The book is attributed to John Berger as author but inside its making […]

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Books 2018 – Confabulations

What would you like to know about this book?  That I couldn’t put it down?  That I read it over two days?  That I can’t remember much of the content?  That it is utterly brilliant? When a friend mentioned the name John Berger to me recently it lightly tinkled a bell in my subconscious but […]

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Books 2018 – Pond

Here’s the second book I completed in 2018.  I bought Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett in 2017 and started and finished it in January 2018. There’s an old saying and you’re familiar with it.  Never judge a book by its cover it goes.  The cover you see above is the cover on the book I bought. […]

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London

I visited London yesterday; caught the 5.58am train from Preston and arrived at Euston for 8.16. At Tapas Brindisa restaurant I was served Spanish food by Spanish people.  At Boggi Milano I bought Italian clothes from Italian people and at The French Comte I bought French cheese and pork from French people. In the evening […]

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