Monthly Archives: December 2015

Books and journeys

Travel literature is one of my favourite genres and I often read before and while planning a journey of my own. Some books have also travelled before they find me. Earlier this month I discovered Janine Pommy Vegas ‘Tracking the … Continue reading

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Articles of interest in the Quarterly Review

Our antiquarian expert John Williams, has compiled a list of the articles in the Quarterly Review I mentioned in October (Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London)           1809 August pp 155-180 Insanity. “. “. “. “. … Continue reading

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A lovely cover

This is not the first time that the cover is what first attracted me to a book. Having never been to Trinidad despite having known several people from there while I was at university and with no immediate plans to visit, … Continue reading

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