Gosford To Belgravia

To talk about SOMETHING else and innocuous briefly.

Today At The Silent Movies

In posting all of those silly captions, clearly I have lost my mind...

He Was 89

Aged 89, my father-in-law died unexpectedly early Monday morning (nothing to do with the stupid virus insofar as we know) at his home here in London.

Book Sounds

While I have not listened to her start to finish narrating through any of them, from what I have heard she has a decent speaking voice.

“Hey, he made that up!”

A NOVEL is NEVER a FACT book... it is a STORY.

In Memory Of…

After we are gone, what will be said about us? Like everyone else, I suppose authors do wonder too...

Writers: Don’t Mess With The Holocaust

The historical Nazis were more than bad enough, so one hardly needs to invent anything when it comes to portraying their sadism and violence...

In The Neighbo(u)ring County

We had a friend from Ireland spend the weekend with us. When all know that when friends and family visit, we all have to play host. So, on Saturday, we headed a few miles over into neighbo(u)ring Cambridgeshire...

“Easy”

Having taught non-native-English speaking international students too, I witnessed how some aspects of English especially baffled them: knowing my novels would be available most anywhere, I wanted my books also to be accessible...

This Alpine Town

Despite some fiction writers' sky-high opinions of their personally towering intellects, this craft is not rocket science.

“Oh, shoot, did I post this to WordPress?”

Oops. I thought I was writing an email? But I was using WordPress? Gee, it's good I have nothing to hide from you guys... LOL!

Set To “Private”

It was disgraceful. It was also a punch in the face reminder of what I had despised about Twitter and why I had decided to back away from it some years ago.

“Adults” Only, Please

Shush... don't even mumble the words "new adult" please.

(Some) Men

It may still even in 2020 be about getting home alive. So what is the solution to men who behave like thugs?

“Best” Book Of This Century?

My favorite novel published... in this 21st century? Hmm. I cannot say I have one...