Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Slow Road Home, Poems by Sheila Templeton

Those of you who are familiar with my reviews will know that Sheila Templeton is one of my favourite poets. I last heard her reading when she appeared with Michael Malone at Tidelines in the village. What a great combination! That evening I picked up a collection of Michael’s poems In The Raw, reviewed here¬†https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/in-the-raw-by-michael-malone/ …

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Taking the High Road by Harry Hunter

I enjoy short stories. They are good to read on the train, when time does not allow for the concentration a novel requires and just before I go to sleep. So I was very excited when my friend in the village who writes under the name of Harry Hunter told me he had been commissioned …

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In The Raw by Michael Malone

Originally, as a child, I loved poetry. The rhythm and rhymes and playing with words. However,like many people, poetry for me was ruined at High School. For years, I avoided it. It would not be too far from the truth to say I really despised this form of writing. Then I met my friend, Ruth. …

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The Closers by Michael Connelly

When my husband and I go on holidays, we each take books and, half way through the trip, we swap. I was recently introduced to Michael Connelly books after the Scottish author, Karen Campbell, mentioned that she enjoyed them. So last month when we sent off for the Canary Isles, The Closers, by Michael Connelly …

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My Scotland, Our Britain by Gordon Brown

Many years ago I was at a conference in London, England and had an opportunity to hear a speech given by Special Peace Envoy (then Prime Minister of Great Britain) Tony Blair. I am not a particular fan of his, however, I do recognise that, for good or ill, he is a world name. Therefore, …

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