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A few days in Prague

The woods around Prague are in full autumn splendour right now, the whole range of colours from rose madder to white-gold. The taxi whips us past them; when the tree-cover breaks, we catch glimpses of the city in the distance, … Continue reading

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Black Country, by Joel Lane, and Marionettes, by Claire Massey

Among my more vivid memories of television as a child was the story of a young man who meets an attractive older woman in Venice and is lured back to her room. They’re already in bed when he realises the … Continue reading

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