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Katherine's Latest Blogs

Apr.13.2014 - 1:23 pm
After a warm spell, there’s an icy wind blowing through my jacket as hundreds of us are queuing to get into Earl’s Court exhibition centre.  Plastic badge cases are handed...
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Apr.06.2014 - 1:29 pm
Eclectic, dirty, quirky and – for a European capital – surprisingly scruffy.  This city reminds me of a bric-à-brac shop, where a precious artefact, a piece of...
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Mar.02.2014 - 2:53 pm
* Please see Part One of this story, last week,  A Bookshop for Free Thinkers .... Last Thursday, 27th February 2014.  “Eat.  You need sustenance,” says...
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Feb.23.2014 - 6:33 am
It was advertised through Twitter as a book launch cum Charles Dickens’ birthday party, two years ago.  I decided it was the only way to spend a snowy February...
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Comments from Katherine

Apr.19.2014 - 9:06 am
In response to: Elegy for an English bike
I am sorry.  I do suympathise.  I had a three-speed silver-grey Raleigh back in the 1980s, in Cambridge....
Apr.17.2014 - 4:22 am
In response to: Random Acts
What a magical, heart-warming story.   Restores one's faith in fellow-humans. Thank you for sharing it with us....
Apr.17.2014 - 4:17 am
In response to: Harmattan
What a wonderful, evocative piece.  The title immediately drew my attention because of the beautiful passage about...
Apr.17.2014 - 4:08 am
In response to: A Part of Me
What a kind, generous thing to say, Michael.  Thank you.  Happy Easter.
Apr.17.2014 - 4:04 am
In response to: Chimney Swifts
Amazing history.   Sorry to be thick but what do you mean by " where the orphans were put out for "viewing"...