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Mar.16.2009
I am amazed and delighted to have been given the blogging Sisterhood Award not once, but twice. The first came from the lovely Mayra Calvani, who has...
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Mar.17.2009
I am both blessed and cursed with a 'satiable curtiosity much like that of Kipling's Elephant's Child. This is, perhaps, the main reason I am a...
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Mar.19.2009
How nice it is to have friends on Publication Day! Yes, it's Thursday 19th March 2009--which is when the lovely new paperback of my first novel,...
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Mar.21.2009
The hawthorn hedges have, in a week, changed from a barrier of dry, rustling twigs to a living green glory of unfolding small notched leaves. The...
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Apr.07.2009
The middle-aged (in my case) Self is made up of layer upon layer of years of experiences both good and bad, of memory and love, joy and sorrow,...
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Apr.18.2009
Car Park  There are aliens out there. Out there in the real world of the car park. Pushing pushchairs full of baby, talking, laughing, connecting...
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May.01.2009
"Imagine, if you will, a handful of families in Africa at the very beginning of the Human Race," said the BBC trailer. So I did....
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May.26.2009
Last August I wrote a blog entitled 'Poetry in Peril?' in which I bemoaned the fact that children no longer learn the best of our past poetry by...
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May.28.2009
The sun is shining and the trees are green, the birds are singing, and the Wanton Toast Eater has nearly finished building his pizza oven. Ah. Maybe...
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Jun.02.2009
Sometimes serendipity brings a book into my life which opens the door to memory. Such a book lately has been Roger Deakin's Wildwood: a Journey...
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Nov.04.2010
When you hear that someone - even Clint Eastwood - is going to make a movie about life after death, you have to wonder if it's going to be New Age...
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Aug.25.2013
                  I'm quite taken by Lawrence Tabak's column, linked below, on getting rid of books. I...
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Nov.06.2013
  Writers, you probably know rejection intimately, but did you know there was an etiquette to submittal rejections that might even up your...
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Apr.06.2014
He knew right away that Joseph Yule wasn't meant to be on a marquee. His mother tried another name for him: Mickey McGuire. However that name was...
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Jan.12.2009
My latest column for The Frisky is called To Movie Date or Not to Movie Date? I'm pro, my interviewees are anti movie dates. What do you think? Share...
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Feb.24.2011
We are not accustomed to seeing wildlife. This morning, my daughter exclaimed, "Look!" as a fawn paraded outside our kitchen window. I...
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Jun.05.2009
Hey Everyone! I'd thought I'd let you know about something really really really cool. What is it you ask? Well, how about I show you the press...
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Oct.02.2010
One day last week I sat at my computer keyboard in my RV parked on the Oregon coast in the middle of a heavy downpour working on my latest novella. I...
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Oct.18.2010
I wrote a series of poems entitled Hart Crane Homeward Bound - the series like the Plath poems uses another poet as a springboard for an aesthetic...
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Oct.22.2010
It is late here - I am just about to sleep - this white space invites me like the pillow - I will just write to say if you ever doubt why you should...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.