Category Archives: blogs

Happy birthday, dear blog

I shouldn’t get too sentimental about this, but today is my blog’s second birthday. It’s been an eventful two years for me, with publications and so on, and my blog’s been beside me all the way, making useful suggestions, cheering … Continue reading

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Orwell blogs

George Orwell’s diaries are about to be posted, exactly seventy years after they were written, in blog form, starting in August. My thanks to Maud Newton for pointing me to the site.

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Summer reading

If you’d like to know my views on holiday reading – and let’s face it, who wouldn’t? – you can find them on the Picador blog by clicking here. (I thought it might be nice to illustrate this post with … Continue reading

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I’ve been told by someone who doesn’t like my Times Higher Educational Supplement piece about lettori (see below) that my blog is ‘self-serving’. I’ve no doubt he also has strong opinions about the religious identity of the pope and where … Continue reading

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Who am I?

I’ve just left a couple of comments on two fascinating posts by Baroque in Hackney and I noticed that the Snapshots thingummy on WordPress (which pops up when you stroke a commenter’s name with your mouse) provides not only a … Continue reading

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