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Black and White# 14 Newton after Blake by Eduardo Paolozzi

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This week’s black and white photograph is one that I took in the courtyard of the British Library. This is an amazing sculpture by the artist Eduardo Paolozzi, of Sir Isaac Newton. The original art was in a print dated … Continue reading

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Black and White- #13 It’sTime for Tea!

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I was at a conference at the British Library and during a break, fancied a proper cup of tea. What better place than at Fortnum’s? Well, so I confess, it was a little more than just a cup of tea. … Continue reading

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Write -On – Researching in Person

The internet is a fabulous tool but nothing compares to viewing research documents in the flesh. I’m smack in the middle of a research project and although I could read some of the documents on-line, information was gleamed from handling … Continue reading

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Write On- Mapping your novel

One of the marvels of fiction is the ability to go to places you have never been and take your reader there with you. It’s would fabulous if we all could be like Hemingway and go run with bulls, or … Continue reading

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Tales from the City- A writer’s idea of a perfect day in London

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I was in need of an article printed in 1925 in The Weekly Dispatch, and there was only one place to go, The British Library Newspapers Collection, in Colindale. When I told someone I was heading up to Colindale, the … Continue reading

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Five Days in Boston- A good read between some impressive marble covers, The Boston Library.

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They say never judge a book by its cover so how do I judge the Boston Library? What a stunning place to study, to learn, or to just spend a few hours perusing the books. As a library, like with … Continue reading

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