Monthly Archives: November 2014


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Waterloo            2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.  Here are my four favourite books that include details of the battle.  The most recent is Bernard Cornwell’s WATERLOO.  After years of historical novels this is his first nonfiction book and it is a detailed and evocative […]

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Midnight Robin by Maureen Weldon Pub; Poetry Space ISBN 978-1-909404-14-4  £5 I have been a fan of Maureen Weldon’s poetry since I first heard her reading at a Border’s Poetry Night near Chester some years ago. Her well structured and clearly observed writing has always been a favourite and never […]

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The Fire in Me Now by Michael Curtis Paperback; 98pp; 203×127 mm; 978-0-9926485-4-1;; Cultured Llama; £8 In this new collection, Michael Curtis, is tackling the themes of life, love and death. He manages to avoid cliché and finds new things to say in bold new poems that confront and present […]

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