Writers old and new

My reading fest in Spain was highly enjoyable, though I preferred my old favourites to the new voices I took along. Margaret Drabble’s Sea Lady is an absorbing and evocative read. No big surprises in the plot, but a sheer delight for the beauty of the language and the air of quiet reflection, which is … Continue reading Writers old and new

Points in between

If actors are ‘between jobs’ I’m in the pleasant position of being between holidays, last week in a chilly North Wales (pictured is Beaumaris, Anglesey, whose pint-sized pier must have one of the best views ever) and next week to sunny (we hope) Spain. Being similarly poised between novels it’s also a good time to … Continue reading Points in between