Monthly Archives: February 2012

St. Saroyan

If there is a patron saint of blogs it should be William Saroyan (unless, of course, it is Sei Shonagon) Now I should explain that William Saroyan is a great favourite of mine – ever since I read his short … Continue reading

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Day One (cont’d)

On Saturday I went to a weekend book stall in the street market. The books here are outrageously expensive (£2.95 and up) but the man has an odd selection and sometimes you have to expect to pay a premium. Also, … Continue reading

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Got to share this…review

I sent copies of Dreams of Gold to top-rated Amazon reviewers – and just now one came back with this reply: “Its an embarrassment being sent a book you really do not enjoy…” Oh dear…back to the drawing board. You … Continue reading

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Day one

Today is a new day. It is the first day of the week. It is the first day of my new life as a non-smoker. It is the first day of this blog, which is a blog I have been … Continue reading

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